The illustrations and figures in "Vasculature of the Brain and Cranial Base
, Second Edition," recently published by Thieme, are meant to expand the "vision" of the neurosurgeon in the surgical field and sharpen the perception of the neuroradiologist, neuroendovascular interventionist and neurologist.
Her expertise is in caring for patients with cranial base
disorders, including extensive experience with pituitary tumors, meningiomas, acoustic neuromas and head and neck malignancies.
Cartilaginous tumors and chordomas of the cranial base
Kimbel said that given the very tiny size of the Ardi skull, the similarity of its cranial base
to a human's is astonishing.
There was an associated decrease in normal craniosacral expansion of the cranial base
The cranial base
, orbits and face are usually spared.
The final chapter discusses the learning curve for endonasal surgery of the cranial base
and a systematic approach to training.
For example, the UPMC Center for Cranial Base
Surgery was the first such center established in North America, and has been a leading center for the development of new surgical techniques for the treatment of patients with tumors and other conditions affecting the base of skull, nasal, and sinus areas, and some areas of the brain.
Musculoconnective tissue of the head and neck was particularly tight at the cranial base
, specifically around the jugular foramen.
separated craniocerebral aspergillosis with sinonasal origin into 3 types, based on CT and MR findings: type 1: sinonasal disease with intracerebral aspergillosis without being contiguous, type 2: sinonasal disease contiguous with intracranial extradural extension and type 3: sinonasal disease with only orbital and/or cranial base
A recent cephalometric study by Al-Jundi and co-workers  found that patients with HVDRR have deficiency in the anterior cranial base
length, maxillary length, and ramus height.
Day previously was director of cranial base
surgery and vice chairman for academic affairs, as well as associate residency program director in the Department of Neurosurgery, at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.