transcochlear approach

transcochlear approach

a surgical approach to the internal acoustic meatus through the cochlea.

trans·co·chle·ar ap·proach

(trans-kok'lē-ăr ă-prōch')
A surgical approach to the internal auditory canal through the cochlea.
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The patient underwent a gross total resection of the tumor via a transcochlear approach.
The patient underwent removal of the lesion via a transcochlear approach with facial nerve translocation.
1,12,14) Large tumors with anterior and inferior extension approaching the clivus and jugular foramen, respectively, typically require an extended transcochlear approach, including facial nerve transposition.