Surgical resection of large and giant petroclival meningiomas via a modified anterior transpetrous approach

@inproceedings{Xiao2013SurgicalRO,
  title={Surgical resection of large and giant petroclival meningiomas via a modified anterior transpetrous approach},
  author={Xinru Xiao and Liwei Zhang and Zhen Wu and Junting Zhang and Gui-jun Jia and Jie Tang and Guolu Meng},
  booktitle={Neurosurgical Review},
  year={2013}
}
The authors describe a modified anterior transpetrous approach (ATPA) for the surgical resection of 21 cases of petroclival meningiomas (PCMs). Briefly, a curved periauricular skin incision was used. The cerebellar tentorium and the dura on the petrous apex were coagulated and incised to expose the petrous apex bone fully. The drilling of the petrous apex… CONTINUE READING