Transvenous Embolization of the Basilar Plexus Before Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Transclival Surgery.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The endoscopic transclival approach is a method for reaching the anterior side of the brainstem. In making this approach, bleeding from the basilar plexus is often observed when cutting the dura overlying the clivus. Controlling such bleeding is essential. CASE DESCRIPTION We performed a transvenous embolization of the basilar plexus before… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.10.022

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