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Presented in a clear, concise, meaningful manner, this atlas on cranial based surgery brings together the knowledge of renowned experts in the fields of head and neck surgery and the central nervous system. Diagnostic and surgical therapeutic information is graphically presented through surgical and pathological photomicrographs and medical illustrations. The thorough understanding of basic neuroanatomy is also heavily emphasized throughout the text.

The book contains both black-and-white and color illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721638829
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 9/27/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 278

Table of Contents

I Conventional Surgical Techniques of Craniotomy - Approaches to the Cranial Base
1 Subfrontal Approach (Unilateral, Bilateral) 3
2 Frontotemporal (Pterional) Approach 6
3 Subtemporal Approach 9
4 Suboccipital Lateral Retrosigmoid Approach 12
5 Suboccipital Medial Approach 16
6 Translabyrinthine Approach 18
7 Transcochlear (Transotic) Approach 24
8 Middle Cranial Fossa Approach 26
9 Transsphenoidal Approach 32
II Special Surgical Approaches to the Cranial Base
10 Subtemporal-Transzygomatic Approach 40
11 Lateral Approach to Middle Skull Base (Temporal-Infratemporal Fossa, Carotid Artery, and Jugular Foramen) 43
12 Lateral Approach to the Craniocervical Junction 54
13 Pre-sigmoid Sinus Approach 62
14 Subtemporal Transtentorial Approach 67
15 Transfrontal-Basal Approach 75
16 Bifrontal Orbital Approach 79
17 Frontal-Temporal-Orbital Approach (With Approaches to Cavernous Sinus) 82
18 Sublabial Transnasal Transmaxillary Sphenoidal Approach to the Sella and Clivus (Modified Midface Degloving) 86
19 Ethmoidal Sphenoidal Approach to the Sella and Clivus 93
20 Transoral Approach to the Clivus and C1-C2 95
21 Orbitotomy: Medial Approach (Paranasal-Ethmoidal) 98
22 Orbitotomy: Lateral Approach 102
23 Orbitotomy: Cranial Approach (Frontal-Orbital) 105
24 Orbitotomy: Caudal Approach 107
25 Panoramic Orbitotomy 109
26 Transsphenoidal Optic Canal Decompression 112
III Specific Cranial Base Pathology: Principles of Surgical Approaches
27 Meningiomas 117
28 Acoustic Neurinomas 152
29 Epidermoids and Dermoids 170
30 Craniopharyngiomas 176
31 Chordomas, Chondromas, and Chondrosarcomas 186
32 Chemodectomas (Paraganglioma) 190
33 Cholesterol Granuloma 197
34 Vascular Lesions (Aneurysms and Skull Base Arterial Bypasses) 201
35 Pituitary Tumors 212
36 Optic Glioma 224
37 Esthesioneuroblastoma 226
38 Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma 233
IV Interventional Skull Base Neuroradiology
39 Endovascular Therapy 241
Index 257
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