Endoscopic Assisted Lateral Skull Base Surgery

Brandon Isaacson, Daniel E. Killeen, Luca Bianconi, Daniele Marchioni

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Abstract

Pathology of the lateral skull base poses a unique challenge for the surgeon. An intimate knowledge of the anatomy and the various approaches used for accessing pathology of the lateral skull base is critical. Three novel, minimally invasive, transcanal approaches for the management of lateral skull base pathology are described herein along with their respective indications, advantages, and disadvantages.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-173
Number of pages11
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Volume54
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2021

Keywords

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Cerebrospinal fluid
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Cholesterin granuloma
  • Endoscopic ear surgery
  • Facial nerve tumor
  • Paraganglioma
  • Vestibular schwannoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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