World Neurosurgery: X 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.wnsx.2019.100009 View full text
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Eddie T.W. Tan

Abstract: Background Petroclival tumors are formidable challenges for skull base surgeons. Obtaining adequate surgical access is a paramount consideration. Although the combined transpetrosal approach provides a wide surgical corridor, it is technically challenging and, to a degree, morbid. This article describes the transpetrosal-ridge approach, which is a modification of the combined transpetrosal approach with improvements with regards to ease of execution and reduced surgical morbidity. M…

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