cranial base surgery

cranial base surgery

Surgery Surgery performed in the most difficult region, given the anatomic complexity of the deep intra- and extracranial structures, and the wide range of diseases affecting boundary regions–eg, acoustic neuromas—which occurs between the ear and brain, pituitary tumors—between the roof of the nasal cavity and base of brain, and meningiomas
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Although the endoscopic approach is not the answer to every problem associated with cranial base surgery, with appropriate preoperative evaluation, careful planning of the perioperative period, and adequate surgical experience, the majority of cranial base tumors with intra- and extracranial involvement in the various regions of the skull base can be successfully dealt with using this approach.
Skull base or cranial base surgery is one of the most complex areas of anatomy.
A model based surgical planning and simulation of cranial base surgery.
Postoperative hydrocephalus in cranial base surgery.
Submental orotracheal intubation: An alternative to tracheostomy in transfacial cranial base surgery.
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.
He completed his Neurotology and Cranial Base Surgery fellowship at the Ohio State University and is currently a neurotologist with The Wichita Ear Clinic in Wichita, Kansas, and specializes in the treatment of diseases of the ear and cranial base.
Gail Rousseau, director of Cranial Base Surgery at the Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch, who moderated the briefing.
Peter Costantino - is the Executive Director of the New York Head and Neck Institute, the Senior Vice President for the Head and Neck Surgery Service Line North Shore-LIJ System, and the Director of the Center for Cranial Base Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital.