publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

Anterior Petrosectomy: Consecutive Series of 46 Patients with Attention to Approach-Related Complications.

Jamie Gompel; Puya Alikhani; A. Youssef; Harry Loveren; K. Boyev; Sivero Agazzi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 May 2015
  • Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag KG
Abstract
Abstract Objective Anterior petrosectomy(AP) was popularized in the 1980s and 1990s as micro-neurosurgery proliferated. Original reports concentrated on the anatomy of the approach and small case series. Recently, with the advent of additional endonasal approaches to the petrous apex, the morbidity of AP remains unclear. This report details approach-related morbidity around and under the temporal lobe. Methods A total of 46 consecutive patients identified from our surgical database were reviewed retrospectively. Results Of the 46 patients, 61% were women. Median age of the patients was 50 years (mean: 48 ± 2 years). Median follow-up of this cohort was 66 months....
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free text keywords: Article, Pathology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Hematoma, medicine.disease, Surgery, Cohort, Text mining, business.industry, business, Temporal lobe, Petrous Apex, Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage, Postoperative Hemorrhages
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

Anterior Petrosectomy: Consecutive Series of 46 Patients with Attention to Approach-Related Complications.

Jamie Gompel; Puya Alikhani; A. Youssef; Harry Loveren; K. Boyev; Sivero Agazzi;