Extended Endoscopic Endonasal Approach to the Anterior Cranio-vertebral Junction: Anatomic Study

Abuzayed B., Tanrioever N. , Gazioglu N. , Ozlen F. , ERASLAN B. S. , Akar Z. C.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.19, no.3, pp.249-255, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.249-255


OBJECTIVE: Our aim in this study was to identify the endoscopic anatomy of the anterior cranio-vertebral junction to be able to perform minimal invasive endoscopic Surgical procedures to this region (such as dens resection) safely with better postoperative performance of the patients.