Extended Endoscopic Endonasal Approach to the Clival Region


Abuzayed B., Tanriover N. , Gazioglu N. , Akar Z. C.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.21, no.1, pp.245-251, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0b013e3181c5a294
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.245-251
  • Keywords: Clivus, extended endoscopic endonasal approach, chordoma, skull base, surgical anatomy, TRANSORAL TRANSCLIVAL APPROACH, TRANSSPHENOIDAL APPROACH, SKULL BASE, CRANIOCERVICAL JUNCTION, SURGICAL ACCESS, CRANIAL BASE, TUMORS, ANTERIOR, CHORDOMAS, SURGERY

Abstract

Objective: The objective of this study was to recognize the endoscopic anatomy of the clival region of the skull base and its neurovascular relations, which will make us able to perform safer and minimal invasive endoscopic approaches to this region with lower rate of complications.