"He is a renowned vascular neurosurgeon who has particular experience and noted expertise in cranial base surgery
, neurovascular disease, and neuro-oncology," said Central Illinois Neuro Health Sciences when describing Dr.
He came to UAMS from the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC) at San Antonio, where he was Director of Cranial Base Surgery
, Associate Professor and Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs and Associate Residency Program Director in the Department of Neurosurgery.
Gardner); and the Center for Cranial Base Surgery
, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh (Dr.
Nuss, "Facial translocation for cranial base surgery
," Keio Journal of Medicine, vol.
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.
A model based surgical planning and simulation of cranial base surgery
. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 1998; 38(11):746-50.
The placement of first burrhole is one of the important approach stage of posterior cranial fossa or postero-lateral cranial base surgery
and it was gained importance with the unexpected injury of dural venous sinuses causing surgical complications (Avci et al.; Day & Tschabitscher; Lang & Samii).
Submental orotracheal intubation: An alternative to tracheostomy in transfacial cranial base surgery
. Skull base.
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.