posterior fossa approach

posterior fossa approach

surgical approach to the cerebellopontine angle through the mastoid process of the temporal bone.

pos·te·ri·or fos·sa ap·proach

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr fos'ă ă-prōch')
Surgical approach to the cerebellopontine angle through the mastoid process of the temporal bone.
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13,18) In the 1980s, this procedure and others that involved subsequent modifications of the posterior fossa approach became popular techniques for relieving vertigo while preserving hearing.
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