Resection of a retropharyngeal craniovertebral junction chordoma through a posterior cervical approach.

@article{McLoughlin2010ResectionOA,
  title={Resection of a retropharyngeal craniovertebral junction chordoma through a posterior cervical approach.},
  author={Gregory S. McLoughlin and D. M. Sciubba and Ian Suk and Ali Bydon and Timothy F. Witham and Jean-Paul Wolinsky and Ziya L. Gokaslan},
  journal={Journal of spinal disorders & techniques},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          359-65
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN This illustrative case report is designed to provide technical data regarding the use of a posterior approach to resect a retropharyngeal chordoma involving the craniovertebral junction. OBJECTIVE The objective of this report is to emphasize the utility of the posterior approach when treating anterior tumors of the craniovertebral junction. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Traditionally, a transoral transpharyngeal or extended anterior approach was used to resect anterior tumors of… CONTINUE READING
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