Surgical approach to C1-C2 nerve sheath tumors

  title={Surgical approach to C1-C2 nerve sheath tumors},
  author={Prasad Krishnan and Sanjay Behari and Deepu Banerji and N. N. Mehrotra and Devendra Kumar Chhabra and Vijendra Kumar Jain},
  journal={Neurology India},
  volume={52 3},
BACKGROUND C1 and C2 nerve sheath tumors (NST) are unique in presentation, relationship to neighbouring structures and surgical approaches when compared to their counterparts in other regions of the spine. AIM The strategies involved in the surgery for C1-C2 NST are discussed SETTING AND DESIGN Retrospective study. METHODS 21 patients with C1 (n=6) and C2 (n=15) NST were operated based on their position with respect to the cord i.e. anterior (4), anterolateral (10), posterolateral (5… CONTINUE READING


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