volume 28, issue 2, P241-246 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.835375
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Maurizio Iacoangeli, Alessandro Di Rienzo, Lucia Giovanna Maria di Somma, Elisa Moriconi, Lorenzo Alvaro, Massimo Re, Fabrizio Salvinelli, Massimiliano Carassiti, Massimo Scerrati

Abstract: BACKGROUND. The endoscopic endonasal transclival approach (EETCA) is a minimally-invasive technique allowing a direct route to the base of implant of clival lesions with reduced brain and neurovascular manipulation. On the other hand, it is associated with potentially severe complications related to the difficulties in reconstructing large skull base defects with a high risk of postoperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage. The aim of this paper is to describe a precise layer by layer reconstruction in the E…

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