Petroclival and foramen magnum meningiomas: Surgical approaches and pitfalls

@article{Sekhar1996PetroclivalAF,
  title={Petroclival and foramen magnum meningiomas: Surgical approaches and pitfalls},
  author={Laligam N. Sekhar and Donald C. Wright and R P S Richardson and William J. Monacci},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={1996},
  volume={29},
  pages={249-259}
}
The management of petroclival and foramen magnum meningiomas has been revolutionized by the techniques of cranial base surgery. However, these tumors are still among the most difficult cranial base lesions to treat. In this report, we discuss the classification, presenting symptoms, preoperative investigation, treatment indications, operative approaches and technique, postoperative complications and care, and results of surgery of petroclival and foramen magnum meningiomas. Careful analysis of… CONTINUE READING

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