Surgery on anterior foramen magnum meningiomas using a conventional posterior suboccipital approach: a report on an experience with 17 cases.

@article{Goel2001SurgeryOA,
  title={Surgery on anterior foramen magnum meningiomas using a conventional posterior suboccipital approach: a report on an experience with 17 cases.},
  author={Atul Goel and Ketan I Desai and Dattatraya Prakash Muzumdar},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={102-6; discussion 106-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The advantages of a posterior "conventional" suboccipital approach with a midline incision over lateral, anterolateral, and anterior approaches to anteriorly placed foramen magnum meningiomas are discussed. METHODS From 1991 to March 2000, 17 patients with foramen magnum meningiomas arising from the anterior or anterolateral rim of the foramen magnum underwent operations in the Department of Neurosurgery at King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College. All patients… CONTINUE READING
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