skull base surgery

skull base surgery

generic term to denote a specialty of surgery and a group of operations, techniques, and approaches to lesions at or involving the base of the skull or its contents.

skull base sur·ge·ry

(skŭl bās sŭr'jĕr-ē)
Generic term to denote a specialty of surgery and a group of operations, techniques, and approaches to lesions at or involving the base of the skull or its contents.
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During the forum, Dr Nicholas Thomas, world expert and pioneer of endoscopic skull base surgery, spoke about this minimally invasive procedure to remove brain tumours.
The goal of modern skull base surgery is to decrease the perioperative complications and preserve the cranial nerve function while achieving radical resection and decreasing the risk of recurrence.
In 2007, INFORMED Magazine (a ZEISS publication) interviewed Bruce Gantz, MD, about trends and developments in skull base surgery.
director of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery at North-Shore University HealthSystem in Chicago, Ill.
director of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Chicago.
Surgeons from Europe, North America, South America, Korea, and Egypt provide 23 chapters detailing endoscopic approaches for the repair of nasoseptal perforations due to trauma, infection, drug abuse, or endoscopic skull base surgery.
A 53-year-old woman presented to our emergency department with headache 7 days after an endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery with a transnasal transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenoma.
We have to know all the causes contributing to your not being able to breathe right," says Raj Sindwani, MD, Vice Chairman and Section Head of Rhinology, Sinus & Skull Base Surgery at Cleveland Clinic's Head & Neck Institute.
1,2) Otologic and neurotologic skull base surgery requires a thorough knowledge of the temporal bone anatomy, as the temporal bone is one of the great gateways of the skull.
com)-- "Handbook of Skull Base Surgery," recently published by Thieme, is a state-of-the-art surgical guide that provides clinicians and surgeons with step-by-step instructions on how to perform microscopic and endoscopic procedures.
He said that ENT surgeon is not only confined to conventional ENT surgery but has expanded from skull base surgery to endoscopic surgery.
The Dubai Otology, Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery Conference & Exhibition is considered one of the most distinguished events in the region, and it is held under the patronage of Abdul Rahman Al Owais, Minister of Health in the UAE.