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1. Paiva-Neto MA, Tella Jr OI: Supra-orbital keyhole removal of anterior fossa and parasellar meningiomas. Arq Neuropsiquiatr; 2010 Jun;68(3):418-23

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  • [Title] Supra-orbital keyhole removal of anterior fossa and parasellar meningiomas.
  • We evaluated the technical aspects of the supra-orbital keyhole approach considering the indications, limitations, and complications of this approach to treat anterior cranial fossa and parasellar meningiomas.
  • The supra-orbital keyhole craniotomy is a useful minimally invasive approach to treat selected anterior fossa and parasellar meningiomas.
  • [MeSH-major] Craniotomy / methods. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Microsurgery / methods
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Cranial Fossa, Anterior. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Sella Turcica. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 20602048.001).
  • [ISSN] 1678-4227
  • [Journal-full-title] Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Arq Neuropsiquiatr
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Brazil
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2. Yeung L, Lai CC, Chen TL, Wu WC: Chorioretinal folds associated with a meningioma. Chang Gung Med J; 2005 Aug;28(8):575-80
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  • [Title] Chorioretinal folds associated with a meningioma.
  • Chorioretinal folds are a rare presentation of a meningioma.
  • We report a case of a meningioma with chorioretinal folds as its initial presentation.
  • Magnetic resonance imaging found a tumor mass involving the right orbit and right anterior middle cranial fossa.
  • An echo-guided biopsy confirmed the meningioma.
  • She received surgical excision of the meningioma, and her visual acuity was stationary at 12/20 after 15 months of follow-up.
  • [MeSH-major] Choroid Diseases / etiology. Meningeal Neoplasms / complications. Meningioma / complications. Retinal Diseases / etiology

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  • (PMID = 16265848.001).
  • [ISSN] 2072-0939
  • [Journal-full-title] Chang Gung medical journal
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Chang Gung Med J
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] China (Republic : 1949- )
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3. de Tella OI Jr, de Paiva Neto MA, Aguiar PH, Herculano MA: [Anterior and lateral foramen magnum meningiomas]. Arq Neuropsiquiatr; 2006 Jun;64(2B):437-40

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  • [Title] [Anterior and lateral foramen magnum meningiomas].
  • We report our experience with 11 cases of foramen magnum meningiomas, eight originating inside the posterior fossa and three in the caudal region.
  • The mean age of the patients was 50.8 years and the main complaint was cervical headache for at least 18.6 months and at the neurological examination, tetraparesis and deficit of the lower cranial nerves were very often observed.
  • All patients were submitted to surgical treatment, always with exposition of the vertebral artery at the entry zone in the dura mater of the posterior fossa, with partial removal of the occipital condyle in only three cases.
  • [MeSH-major] Foramen Magnum. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningioma / diagnosis

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  • (PMID = 16917615.001).
  • [ISSN] 0004-282X
  • [Journal-full-title] Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Arq Neuropsiquiatr
  • [Language] por
  • [Publication-type] English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Brazil
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4. Pizzoni C, Sarandria C, Pierangeli E: Clear-cell meningioma of the anterior cranial fossa. Case report and review of the literature. J Neurosurg Sci; 2009 Sep;53(3):113-7
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  • [Title] Clear-cell meningioma of the anterior cranial fossa. Case report and review of the literature.
  • Clear-cell meningioma (CCM) is a rare subtype of meningioma which occurs at a younger age and has a higher recurrence rate than other subtypes (WHO grade II).
  • CCM usually occur in younger patients and is located in the posterior fossa and spine.
  • The authors report the first case of olfactory groove mixed clear-cell meningioma.
  • The magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed an olfactory groove meningioma.
  • The final diagnosis was mixed clear-cell meningioma.
  • Different diagnoses for CCM include lesions with clear cell appearance such metastases of renal cell carcinoma and sarcoma, hemangioblastoma, ependymoma, oligodendroglioma, germinoma, chordoma, pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma, lipid-rich glioblastoma, microcystic and lipomatous meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / pathology. Skull Base Neoplasms / pathology
  • [MeSH-minor] Aged. Biomarkers, Tumor / analysis. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Female. Humans. Immunohistochemistry. Magnetic Resonance Imaging


5. Schick U, Hassler W: Surgical management of tuberculum sellae meningiomas: involvement of the optic canal and visual outcome. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry; 2005 Jul;76(7):977-83
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  • Sixteen meningiomas extended posteriorly onto the diaphragma sella, 29 anteriorly to the planum sphenoidale, and 19 to the anterior clinoid process.
  • [MeSH-major] Craniotomy / methods. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Nerve Compression Syndromes / surgery. Optic Chiasm / surgery. Optic Nerve Diseases / surgery. Postoperative Complications / etiology. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery. Vision Disorders / etiology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Cohort Studies. Cranial Fossa, Posterior / surgery. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / diagnosis. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / surgery. Prognosis. Reoperation. Sella Turcica / surgery. Skull Base / pathology. Skull Base / surgery. Sphenoid Bone / surgery. Tomography, X-Ray Computed. Visual Acuity. Visual Fields

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  • (PMID = 15965205.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3050
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] England
  • [Other-IDs] NLM/ PMC1739719
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6. Wessling H, Simosono CL, Escosa-Bagé M, de Las Heras-Echeverría P: Anton's syndrome due to a giant anterior fossa meningioma. The problem of routine use of advanced diagnostic imaging in psychiatric care. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 2006 Jun;148(6):673-5; discussion 675
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  • [Title] Anton's syndrome due to a giant anterior fossa meningioma. The problem of routine use of advanced diagnostic imaging in psychiatric care.
  • We present a case of blindness and Anton's syndrome in a psychiatric patient with late diagnosis of a giant frontal meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Blindness, Cortical / etiology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / pathology. Diagnostic Errors. Intellectual Disability / etiology. Meningeal Neoplasms / complications. Meningioma / complications

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  • (PMID = 16598409.001).
  • [ISSN] 0001-6268
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta neurochirurgica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Neurochir (Wien)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Austria
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7. Santhosh K, Kesavadas C, Radhakrishnan VV, Thomas B, Kapilamoorthy TR, Gupta AK: Usefulness of T2*-weighted MR sequence for the diagnosis of subfrontal schwannoma. J Neuroradiol; 2007 Dec;34(5):330-3
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  • They are often misdiagnosed as meningioma or esthesioneuroblastoma because of their similar clinical and radiological features.
  • We report a case of schwannoma arising from the floor of the anterior cranial fossa that had radiological features similar to that of meningioma.
  • This case report demonstrates the usefulness of T2*-weighted sequence in distinguishing meningioma from schwannoma, especially in cases where the tumor has an unusual location.
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Anterior. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Neurilemmoma / diagnosis. Skull Base Neoplasms / diagnosis

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  • (PMID = 18031815.001).
  • [ISSN] 0150-9861
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neuroradiology. Journal de neuroradiologie
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J Neuroradiol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] France
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8. Decock CE, Kataria S, Breusegem CM, Van Den Broecke CM, Claerhout IJ: Ectopic meningioma anterior to the lacrimal gland fossa. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg; 2009 Jan-Feb;25(1):57-9
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  • [Title] Ectopic meningioma anterior to the lacrimal gland fossa.
  • Anatomopathologic investigation of the excised specimen with immunohistochemistry revealed a benign meningioma of a meningotheliomatous type, containing multiple bone elements.
  • An ectopic orbital meningioma is rare, and this is the first case of a unique lateral localization of this lesion.
  • [MeSH-major] Choristoma / radiography. Lacrimal Apparatus / radiography. Meningeal Neoplasms. Meningioma. Orbital Neoplasms / radiography

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  • (PMID = 19273931.001).
  • [ISSN] 1537-2677
  • [Journal-full-title] Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Mucin-1; 0 / Vimentin
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9. Krisht AF: Transcavernous approach to diseases of the anterior upper third of the posterior fossa. Neurosurg Focus; 2005 Aug 15;19(2):E2
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  • [Title] Transcavernous approach to diseases of the anterior upper third of the posterior fossa.
  • OBJECT: The region in the upper anterior third of the posterior fossa is a surgically hidden, narrow corridor between the petroclival surface anteriorly and the surface of the brainstem posteriorly.
  • METHODS: A transcavernous approach was used in 91 cases (50 complex upper basilar artery [BA] aneurysms, 30 upper petroclival junction meningiomas, five trigeminal nerve schwannomas, three upper clival chordomas, and three anterior pontine lesions) involving the anterior upper third of the posterior fossa.
  • It entails removal of the anterior clinoid process.
  • It is widened inferiorly to expose the anterior aspect by removal of the posterior clinoid process and the petroclival osseous and dural elements.
  • Seventy patients experienced new transient mild cranial neuropathies, 67 of whom recovered fully.
  • Three new permanent cranial neuropathies occurred in the patients with meningiomas.
  • CONCLUSIONS: The safety achieved with the transcavernous route allows surgeons to achieve wide exposures to lesions involving the anterior upper third of the posterior fossa.
  • It is an approach that should be mastered by every neurosurgeon dealing with cranial lesions.
  • [MeSH-major] Cavernous Sinus / pathology. Cavernous Sinus / surgery. Cranial Fossa, Posterior / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Posterior / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aneurysm / pathology. Aneurysm / radiography. Aneurysm / surgery. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Male. Meningioma / pathology. Meningioma / radiography. Meningioma / surgery. Middle Aged. Neurilemmoma / pathology. Neurilemmoma / radiography. Neurilemmoma / surgery

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  • (PMID = 16122211.001).
  • [ISSN] 1092-0684
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgical focus
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurg Focus
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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10. de Divitiis E, Esposito F, Cappabianca P, Cavallo LM, de Divitiis O, Esposito I: Endoscopic transnasal resection of anterior cranial fossa meningiomas. Neurosurg Focus; 2008;25(6):E8

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  • [Title] Endoscopic transnasal resection of anterior cranial fossa meningiomas.
  • OBJECT: The extended transnasal approach, a recent surgical advancements for the ventral skull base, allows excellent midline access to and visibility of the anterior cranial fossa, which was previously thought to be approachable only via a transcranial route.
  • METHODS: Between 2004 and 2007, 11 consecutive patients underwent transnasal resection of anterior cranial fossa meningiomas--4 olfactory groove (OGM) and 7 tuberculum sellae (TSM) meningiomas.
  • CONCLUSIONS: The technique offers a minimally invasive route to the midline anterior skull base, allowing the surgeon to avoid using brain retraction and reducing manipulation of the large vessels and optic apparatus; hastens postoperative recovery; and improves patient compliance.
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Nasal Cavity / surgery. Neuroendoscopy / methods. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods

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  • (PMID = 19035705.001).
  • [ISSN] 1092-0684
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgical focus
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurg Focus
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Comparative Study; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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11. Kato K, Chernov M, Urino T, Kasuya H, Kubo O, Iseki H, Hori T: Ossified frontosphenoorbital meningioma en plaque, mimicking extensive hyperostosis. Minim Invasive Neurosurg; 2008 Aug;51(4):237-9
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  • [Title] Ossified frontosphenoorbital meningioma en plaque, mimicking extensive hyperostosis.
  • Small intratumoral calcifications are often seen within meningioma, but ossification of the whole neoplasm is very rare.
  • The case of an ossified frontosphenoorbital meningioma en plaque is presented.
  • The radiological appearance resembled extensive hyperostosis extending from the anterior clinoid process to the cerebral convexity and falx cerebri.
  • It is possible that, in some cases of meningioma, the identified "hyperostosis" represents partial ossification of the tumor itself.
  • [MeSH-major] Calcinosis / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / pathology. Frontal Bone / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / pathology. Sphenoid Bone / pathology

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  • (PMID = 18683118.001).
  • [ISSN] 0946-7211
  • [Journal-full-title] Minimally invasive neurosurgery : MIN
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Minim Invasive Neurosurg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
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12. Chi JH, Parsa AT, Berger MS, Kunwar S, McDermott MW: Extended bifrontal craniotomy for midline anterior fossa meningiomas: minimization of retraction-related edema and surgical outcomes. Neurosurgery; 2006 Oct;59(4 Suppl 2):ONS426-33; discussion ONS433-4
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  • [Title] Extended bifrontal craniotomy for midline anterior fossa meningiomas: minimization of retraction-related edema and surgical outcomes.
  • OBJECTIVE: Meningiomas of the anterior cranial base can be approached with a variety of techniques.
  • 2) offers great flexibility of view for the surgeon; and 3) should be considered the preferred approach compared with the standard bifrontal craniotomy for large tumors of the anterior cranial base.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Edema / prevention & control. Brain Neoplasms / surgery. Craniotomy / adverse effects. Craniotomy / methods. Frontal Lobe / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery

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  • (PMID = 17041513.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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13. Mathews MS, Duma CM, Brant-Zawadzki M, Hasso A, Westhout FD, Klein DJ, Vanhorn D: Extramedullary hematopoeisis within a convexity meningioma. Surg Neurol; 2008 May;69(5):522-5; discussion 525
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  • [Title] Extramedullary hematopoeisis within a convexity meningioma.
  • The mass was resected using a right-sided extended craniotomy with anterior fossa and middle fossa approach.
  • A hematoxylin-eosin-stained biopsy specimen showed whorls of tumor cells, diagnostic of a meningioma.
  • Interspersed within the tumor bulk were nucleated RBCs, representing areas of extramedullary erythropoiesis within a meningioma.
  • CONCLUSION: Occurrence of extramedullary hematopoiesis within a meningioma is extremely rare.
  • Various theories may explain the occurrence of extramedullary hematopoiesis occurring within a meningioma in our patient, such as hematopoietic differentiation of multipotent mesenchymal tumor cells; direct extension of hematopoietic activity from the neighboring marrow cavity; displacement from bone marrow of stem cells that settle and develop in tissues where capillaries and blood vessels proliferate, such as a meningioma; or congenital heterotopia of totipotent connective tissue cells, which, under certain circumstances, may transform into hematopoietic tissue.
  • [MeSH-major] Hematopoiesis, Extramedullary. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms / physiopathology. Meningioma / pathology. Meningioma / physiopathology

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  • (PMID = 17714768.001).
  • [ISSN] 0090-3019
  • [Journal-full-title] Surgical neurology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Surg Neurol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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14. Tzortzidis F, Partheni M, Voulgaris S, Gousias K, Konstantinou D: Resection of giant meningiomas of the anterior cranial fossa using orbital osteotomies. J Neurosurg Sci; 2005 Sep;49(3):77-84

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  • [Title] Resection of giant meningiomas of the anterior cranial fossa using orbital osteotomies.
  • AIM: The challenge in large cranial base meningiomas is total resection of the tumor with the least possible mortality and morbidity.
  • During the last two decades the technical approaches for anterior skull base tumors have shown a considerable progress, providing a wide exposure with minimal brain retraction.
  • The purpose of this study is to present our experience with these approaches for treatment of giant anterior cranial fossa meningiomas.
  • METHODS: A retrospective analysis was performed in 20 patients with giant meningiomas (diameter >4.5 cm) of the anterior cranial fossa, which were treated surgically in our department, between January 1992 and January 2002.
  • CONCLUSIONS: The extended anterior skull base approaches, using orbital osteotomies, for giant meningiomas of the anterior cranial fossa have improved the extent of radical tumor removal with minimal neurological morbidity.
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Osteotomy

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  • (PMID = 16288190.001).
  • [ISSN] 0390-5616
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgical sciences
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J Neurosurg Sci
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Italy
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15. Plucińska I, Całka K, Jaźwiec P, Bojarski B, Czerniewicz-Kamińska A, Swiatkowska K, Sakowski J, Patrzyk R, Zwoliński J, Prudlak E: [Meningiomas of the anterior cranial fossa: clinical and radiological presentation--report of 2 cases]. Przegl Lek; 2007;64(9):601-5

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  • [Title] [Meningiomas of the anterior cranial fossa: clinical and radiological presentation--report of 2 cases].
  • We reported two cases of the anterior cranial fossa meningiomas: cerebral falx meningioma and recurrence of olfactory groove meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / radiography. Meningioma / surgery. Skull Base Neoplasms / radiography. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Aged. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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  • (PMID = 18510084.001).
  • [ISSN] 0033-2240
  • [Journal-full-title] Przegla̧d lekarski
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Prz. Lek.
  • [Language] pol
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Poland
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16. Sughrue ME, Cage T, Shangari G, Parsa AT, McDermott MW: Clinical characteristics and surgical outcomes of patients presenting with meningiomas arising predominantly from the floor of the middle fossa. Neurosurgery; 2010 Jul;67(1):80-6; discussion 86
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  • [Title] Clinical characteristics and surgical outcomes of patients presenting with meningiomas arising predominantly from the floor of the middle fossa.
  • BACKGROUND: Little is known regarding meningiomas that primarily arise from the floor of the middle fossa as opposed to the sphenoid wing, the cavernous sinus, the anterior petrous ridge, or the lateral convexity dura.
  • METHODS: Between 1991 and 2006, 1228 patients were seen by neurosurgeons at UCSF for meningiomas of which 17 (1.1%) patients met our criteria for a "middle fossa floor" meningioma, of which 15 underwent first-time surgery and were included in this series.
  • CONCLUSION: We present the clinical characteristics and surgical outcome of a series of patients presenting with meningiomas primarily arising from the concave floor of the middle cranial fossa.
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Middle / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / pathology. Skull Base Neoplasms / pathology

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  • (PMID = 20559094.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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17. Presutti L, Trani M, Alicandri-Ciufelli M, Marchioni D: Exclusive endoscopic removal of a planum sphenoidale meningioma: a case report. Minim Invasive Neurosurg; 2008 Feb;51(1):51-3
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  • [Title] Exclusive endoscopic removal of a planum sphenoidale meningioma: a case report.
  • A case report of a planum sphenoidale meningioma removed through a transnasal endoscopic approach is presented: the goal of this technique is tumor control with minimal morbidity.
  • The anterior skull base defect has been reconstructed with a pedicled mucosa flap from nasal septum (Hadad-Bassagasteguy flap).
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Endoscopy / methods. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery. Sphenoid Bone / surgery

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  • (PMID = 18306133.001).
  • [ISSN] 0946-7211
  • [Journal-full-title] Minimally invasive neurosurgery : MIN
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Minim Invasive Neurosurg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
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18. Kollová A, Liscák R, Novotný J Jr, Vladyka V, Simonová G, Janousková L: Gamma Knife surgery for benign meningioma. J Neurosurg; 2007 Aug;107(2):325-36
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  • [Title] Gamma Knife surgery for benign meningioma.
  • OBJECT: Meningioma is the most frequent benign tumor treated with Gamma Knife surgery (GKS); however, the assessment of its efficacy and safety in slow-growing tumors is an ongoing process, requiring analysis of long-term results.
  • Significant risk factors for edema included an age greater than 60 years, no previous surgery, perilesional edema before radiosurgery, a tumor volume greater than 10 cm3, a tumor location in the anterior fossa, and a margin dose greater than 16 Gy.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / pathology. Meningioma / surgery. Radiosurgery

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  • (PMID = 17695387.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3085
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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19. White DV, Sincoff EH, Abdulrauf SI: Anterior ethmoidal artery: microsurgical anatomy and technical considerations. Neurosurgery; 2005 Apr;56(2 Suppl):406-10; discussion 406-10

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  • [Title] Anterior ethmoidal artery: microsurgical anatomy and technical considerations.
  • OBJECTIVE: Vascular lesions of the anterior cranial fossa can receive significant blood supply from the anterior ethmoidal artery.
  • A study of the microsurgical anatomy can help delineate the course of the anterior ethmoidal artery and find the best points for proximal control of the blood supply to these lesions.
  • Clinical cases are presented to illustrate how lesions with prominent anterior ethmoidal artery feeders are best approached through fronto-orbital single-flap craniotomies.
  • METHODS: Eight cadaveric dissections to demonstrate the microsurgical anatomy of the anterior ethmoidal artery were performed to study the relevant anatomy.
  • The dissections show the course of the anterior ethmoidal artery from the ophthalmic artery in the orbit, through the anterior ethmoidal foramen into the ethmoid air cells, to the cribriform plate, where it turns superiorly to become the anterior falx artery.
  • The first surgical case is of a giant tuberculum sellae meningioma that was resected with coagulation and division of the anterior ethmoidal arteries at the anterior ethmoidal foramina at the laminae papyraceae of both medial orbital walls.
  • The second surgical case is of a large deep right frontal arteriovenous malformation that was resected with coagulation and division of the anterior ethmoidal artery at the anterior ethmoidal foramen of the lamina papyracea of the right medial orbital wall.
  • CONCLUSION: The cadaveric dissections and our surgical experience show that the anterior ethmoidal artery has three important sites for surgical access:.
  • 1) the anterior ethmoidal foramen at the lamina papyracea of the medial orbital wall;.
  • 2) the anterior ethmoid canal at the lateral ethmoid wall; and 3) extradurally, at the cribriform plate.
  • The described orbital-cranial approach in this article is not being advocated to replace the standard pterional and frontal approaches; rather, we suggest it as an option in these complex cases that require early proximal control of the anterior ethmoidal artery feeders.
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Posterior / blood supply. Microsurgery. Neurosurgical Procedures
  • [MeSH-minor] Aged. Arteries / anatomy & histology. Arteries / surgery. Cadaver. Cerebral Angiography. Dissection. Frontal Lobe. Humans. Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / radiography. Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / surgery. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / diagnosis. Meningioma / surgery. Ophthalmic Artery / anatomy & histology. Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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  • (PMID = 15794837.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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20. Golanov AV, Cherekaev VA, Serova NK, Pronin IN, Gorlachev GE, Kotel'nikova TM, Podoprigora AE, Kudriavtseva PA, Galkin MV: [Linear accelerator-based stereotactic radiation treatment of patients with medial middle fossa meningiomas]. Zh Vopr Neirokhir Im N N Burdenko; 2010 Jan-Mar;(1):13-8

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  • [Title] [Linear accelerator-based stereotactic radiation treatment of patients with medial middle fossa meningiomas].
  • Medial middle fossa meningiomas are challenging for neurosurgical treatment.
  • Invasion of cranial nerves and vessels leads to high risk of complications after removal of such meningiomas.
  • During a 3.5-year period 80 patients with medial middle fossa meningiomas were treated in Burdenko Moscow Neurosurgical Institute using linear accelerator "Novalis".
  • In majority of patients symptoms included cranial nerve dysfunction: oculomotor disturbances in 62.5%, trigeminal impairment--in 37.5%, visual deficit--in 43.8%, facial nerve palsy--in 1.25%.
  • Stereotactic radiation treatment is the method of choice for medial anterior and middle fossa meningiomas due to effective control of tumor progression and minimal rate of complications.
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Nerve Diseases / radiotherapy. Meningioma / radiotherapy. Skull Base Neoplasms / radiotherapy

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  • (PMID = 20429360.001).
  • [ISSN] 0042-8817
  • [Journal-full-title] Zhurnal voprosy neĭrokhirurgii imeni N. N. Burdenko
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Zh Vopr Neirokhir Im N N Burdenko
  • [Language] rus
  • [Publication-type] English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Russia (Federation)
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21. Zhou LF, Chen L, Song DL, Gu YX, Leng B: Dural arteriovenous fistula of the sphenobasilar sinus with concomitant meningioma: case report and review of the literature. Neurosurg Rev; 2007 Jul;30(3):269-74; discussion 274
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  • [Title] Dural arteriovenous fistula of the sphenobasilar sinus with concomitant meningioma: case report and review of the literature.
  • It must be distinguished from other dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) of the middle cranial fossa, such as cavernous DAVFs and sphenoparietal sinus DAVF, because of differences in the treatment and outcome between these DAVFs.
  • To the best of the authors' knowledge, the patient described here is the first case that concomitantly harbors a sphenobasilar sinus DAVF and intracranial meningioma.
  • A fortuitous small meningioma at the anterior clinoid was found and removed during the operation.
  • [MeSH-major] Arteriovenous Fistula / pathology. Cranial Sinuses / pathology. Meningioma / pathology

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  • (PMID = 17483974.001).
  • [ISSN] 0344-5607
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgical review
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurg Rev
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
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22. Zhang J, Chi LY, Meng B, Li F, Zhu SG: Meningioma without dural attachment: case report, classification, and review of the literature. Surg Neurol; 2007 May;67(5):535-9
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  • [Title] Meningioma without dural attachment: case report, classification, and review of the literature.
  • During surgery, a right parietooccipital craniotomy revealed the tumor was completely buried in the sulcus occipitalis anterior.
  • Histologic examination indicated that the lesion was an atypical meningioma.
  • CONCLUSION: According to sites of the tumor, supratentorial meningiomas without dural attachment are classified into 5 varieties, and posterior fossa meningiomas without dural attachment into 4 categories.
  • [MeSH-major] Dura Mater / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningioma / pathology. Occipital Lobe / pathology. Parietal Lobe / pathology

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  • (PMID = 17445628.001).
  • [ISSN] 0090-3019
  • [Journal-full-title] Surgical neurology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Surg Neurol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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23. Agrawal A, Rao KS, Makannavar JH, Shetty L, Patel N: Extracranial meningioma in the vicinity of the temporal bone: a difficult preoperative diagnosis. Surg Neurol; 2007 Jan;67(1):102-5
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  • [Title] Extracranial meningioma in the vicinity of the temporal bone: a difficult preoperative diagnosis.
  • BACKGROUND: Extracranial meningioma is a rare tumor, and most of the time only after histopathologic examination is diagnosis possible.
  • Computed tomography scan showed large enhancing predominantly extracranial lesion located in the right anterior frontotemporal region extending into the infratemporal fossa and a relatively thin sheet of tumor on the intracranial aspect of the thickened temporal.
  • Histopathologic features were suggestive of meningothelial meningioma arising from the temporal bone with predominant extracranial extension.
  • CONCLUSION: Preoperative suspicion of a meningioma in this patient would have resulted in a more aggressive surgical approach as these lesions are relatively benign with indolent course.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / pathology. Skull Neoplasms / pathology. Temporal Bone / pathology

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  • (PMID = 17210319.001).
  • [ISSN] 0090-3019
  • [Journal-full-title] Surgical neurology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Surg Neurol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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24. Amoli FA, Mehrabani PM, Tari AS: Aggressive orbital optic nerve meningioma with benign microscopic features: a case report. Orbit; 2007 Dec;26(4):271-4
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  • [Title] Aggressive orbital optic nerve meningioma with benign microscopic features: a case report.
  • Here we report the case of a 20-year-old female with an aggressive orbital meningioma referred to the Ophthalmology Department of the Farabi Hospital in Tehran.
  • The patient had a history of orbital meningioma from 10 years ago and several surgical resections due to tumor recurrence during these 10 years.
  • MRI images revealed a large left orbital mass with optic nerve involvement and extension to the left maxillary sinus, pterygoid fossa and the dura in the floor of the anterior fossa.
  • Microscopic study showed meningotheliomatous meningioma with extensive involvement of the optic nerve and invasion of the optic disc, sclera and choroid.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningioma / pathology. Optic Nerve Neoplasms / pathology

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  • (PMID = 18097966.001).
  • [ISSN] 0167-6830
  • [Journal-full-title] Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Orbit
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] England
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25. Rachinger W, Grau S, Tonn JC: Different microsurgical approaches to meningiomas of the anterior cranial base. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 2010 Jun;152(6):931-9

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  • [Title] Different microsurgical approaches to meningiomas of the anterior cranial base.
  • INTRODUCTION: Meningiomas of the anterior skull base show specific characteristics, which render them difficult to handle.
  • These tumors include olfactory groove, supra- and parasellar, anterior sphenoid ridge, cavernous sinus, and spheno-orbital meningiomas.
  • DISCUSSION: Various approaches to the anterior cranial fossa exist, each with corresponding advantages and disadvantages.
  • In this review, the different approaches to meningiomas of the anterior cranial fossa in respect of anatomical issues, indications, and associated risks are discussed.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Microsurgery / methods
  • [MeSH-minor] Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Humans. Neuroendoscopy / methods. Postoperative Complications / etiology. Risk Factors

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  • (PMID = 20383724.001).
  • [ISSN] 0942-0940
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta neurochirurgica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Neurochir (Wien)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] Austria
  • [Number-of-references] 101
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26. Cramer P, Thomale UW, Okuducu AF, Lemke AJ, Stockhammer F, Woiciechowsky C: An atypical spinal meningioma with CSF metastasis: fatal progression despite aggressive treatment. Case report. J Neurosurg Spine; 2005 Aug;3(2):153-8
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  • [Title] An atypical spinal meningioma with CSF metastasis: fatal progression despite aggressive treatment. Case report.
  • Following intraspinal decompression the tumor was histologically classified as an atypical meningioma (World Health Organization grade II).
  • Two further surgical interventions resulted in almost total removal of the meningioma.
  • During the 1.5-year follow-up period the diagnostic examinations identified a local tumor recurrence, an intraspinal C-6 metastasis, and a segmental instability with anterior C2-3 slippage and C3-4 kyphosis.
  • Despite additional hydroxyurea-based chemotherapy, the patient presented 4 months later with a hemiparesis and a massive recurrence of the tumor mass involving the posterior fossa and the upper thoracic spine.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Spinal Cord Neoplasms / surgery

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  • (PMID = 16370305.001).
  • [ISSN] 1547-5654
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery. Spine
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J Neurosurg Spine
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Chemical-registry-number] 0 / Antineoplastic Agents; X6Q56QN5QC / Hydroxyurea
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27. Ichimura S, Kawase T, Onozuka S, Yoshida K, Ohira T: Four subtypes of petroclival meningiomas: differences in symptoms and operative findings using the anterior transpetrosal approach. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 2008 Jul;150(7):637-45
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  • [Title] Four subtypes of petroclival meningiomas: differences in symptoms and operative findings using the anterior transpetrosal approach.
  • METHOD: Ninety-one patients with petroclival meningioma underwent surgery via the anterior transpetrosal approach.
  • The rate of middle fossa extension was the highest in the TE type (59.5%).
  • The middle fossa approach was considered to be ideal for UC and TE types because of easier access to the Meckel's cave.
  • Both the anterior transpetrosal approach and the lateral suboccipital approach could be indicated in the PA type due to the rare invasion of Meckel's cave and middle fossa, and frequent extension into the internal auditory meatus.
  • CONCLUSIONS: This classification is useful to predict the relation between the tumour and the cranial nerves based on symptoms and images.
  • The anterior transpetrosal approach could be used for all four subtypes and with an absolute indication in the UC and TE types showing middle fossa extension.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / classification. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / classification. Meningioma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods
  • [MeSH-minor] Abducens Nerve Diseases / etiology. Adult. Aged. Ataxia / etiology. Cavernous Sinus / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Middle. Cranial Fossa, Posterior. Dura Mater / pathology. Female. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Invasiveness. Petrous Bone. Trigeminal Neuralgia / etiology

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  • (PMID = 18548192.001).
  • [ISSN] 0942-0940
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta neurochirurgica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Neurochir (Wien)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Austria
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28. Margalit N, Kesler A, Ezer H, Freedman S, Ram Z: Tuberculum and diaphragma sella meningioma--surgical technique and visual outcome in a series of 20 cases operated over a 2.5-year period. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 2007 Dec;149(12):1199-204; discussion 204
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  • [Title] Tuberculum and diaphragma sella meningioma--surgical technique and visual outcome in a series of 20 cases operated over a 2.5-year period.
  • BACKGROUND: A retrospective analysis of 20 cases of tuberculum sella meningioma with emphasis on the surgical technique and visual outcome.
  • METHODS: Between 2003 and 2006 twenty patients with tuberculum and diaphragma sella meningioma were treated at the Tel Aviv medical center.
  • CONCLUSIONS: Tuberculum and diaphragma sella meningioma can be safely resected using the subfrontal approach with preservation and even improvement of visual function after surgery.
  • [MeSH-major] Craniotomy / methods. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Postoperative Complications / etiology. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery. Vision Disorders / etiology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Decompression, Surgical / methods. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Frontal Lobe / surgery. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Nerve Compression Syndromes / diagnosis. Nerve Compression Syndromes / surgery. Neuronavigation. Optic Nerve Diseases / diagnosis. Optic Nerve Diseases / surgery. Retrospective Studies. Sella Turcica / surgery. Tomography, X-Ray Computed. Visual Acuity / physiology. Visual Fields / physiology

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  • (PMID = 17965823.001).
  • [ISSN] 0942-0940
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta neurochirurgica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Neurochir (Wien)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Austria
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29. Kabil MS, Shahinian HK: Application of the supraorbital endoscopic approach to tumors of the anterior cranial base. J Craniofac Surg; 2005 Nov;16(6):1070-4; discussion 1075
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  • [Title] Application of the supraorbital endoscopic approach to tumors of the anterior cranial base.
  • Access to tumors of the anterior cranial fossa traditionally has required wide exposure of the surgical field, along with prolonged retraction of the frontal lobes or potentially disfiguring transfacial approaches.
  • This technique is suitable for lesions situated in the region of the anterior cranial fossa, the suprasellar, and parasellar regions.
  • These cases demonstrate how the application of endoscopy to surgery of the anterior skull base and craniofacial skeleton can eliminate the need for traditional open techniques without compromising surgical success.
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Endoscopy / methods. Orbit / surgery. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adenoma / surgery. Adult. Aged. Arachnoid Cysts / surgery. Craniopharyngioma / surgery. Electrocoagulation. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Frontal Sinus / surgery. Humans. Male. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Middle Aged. Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures. Mucocele / surgery. Paranasal Sinus Diseases / surgery. Pituitary Neoplasms / surgery. Postoperative Complications. Retrospective Studies. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 16327556.001).
  • [ISSN] 1049-2275
  • [Journal-full-title] The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J Craniofac Surg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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30. Gazzeri R, Galarza M, Gazzeri G: Giant olfactory groove meningioma: ophthalmological and cognitive outcome after bifrontal microsurgical approach. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 2008 Nov;150(11):1117-25; discussion 1126
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  • [Title] Giant olfactory groove meningioma: ophthalmological and cognitive outcome after bifrontal microsurgical approach.
  • [MeSH-major] Cognition Disorders / epidemiology. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Postoperative Complications / epidemiology. Vision Disorders / epidemiology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea / epidemiology. Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea / physiopathology. Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea / prevention & control. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / anatomy & histology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Ethmoid Bone / anatomy & histology. Ethmoid Bone / pathology. Ethmoid Bone / surgery. Female. Frontal Bone / anatomy & histology. Frontal Bone / surgery. Frontal Lobe / injuries. Frontal Lobe / physiopathology. Frontal Lobe / surgery. Humans. Male. Microsurgery / methods. Microsurgery / standards. Microsurgery / statistics & numerical data. Middle Aged. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Neurosurgical Procedures / standards. Neurosurgical Procedures / statistics & numerical data. Optic Nerve / anatomy & histology. Optic Nerve / surgery. Optic Nerve Injuries / epidemiology. Optic Nerve Injuries / physiopathology. Optic Nerve Injuries / prevention & control. Preoperative Care / methods. Preoperative Care / standards. Recovery of Function / physiology. Retrospective Studies. Treatment Outcome

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  • [CommentIn] Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009 Mar;151(3):287-8; author reply 289-90 [19229470.001]
  • (PMID = 18936875.001).
  • [ISSN] 0942-0940
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta neurochirurgica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Neurochir (Wien)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Austria
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31. Dave SP, Bared A, Casiano RR: Surgical outcomes and safety of transnasal endoscopic resection for anterior skull tumors. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg; 2007 Jun;136(6):920-7
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  • [Title] Surgical outcomes and safety of transnasal endoscopic resection for anterior skull tumors.
  • OBJECTIVE: To report the surgical outcomes and safety of transnasal endoscopic resection (TER) for anterior skull base (ASB) tumors.
  • [MeSH-major] Carcinoma / surgery. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Endoscopy. Esthesioneuroblastoma, Olfactory / surgery. Hemangiopericytoma / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Nose Neoplasms / surgery. Postoperative Complications / etiology. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery

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  • (PMID = 17547980.001).
  • [ISSN] 0194-5998
  • [Journal-full-title] Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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32. Dehdashti AR, Ganna A, Witterick I, Gentili F: Expanded endoscopic endonasal approach for anterior cranial base and suprasellar lesions: indications and limitations. Neurosurgery; 2009 Apr;64(4):677-87; discussion 687-9
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  • [Title] Expanded endoscopic endonasal approach for anterior cranial base and suprasellar lesions: indications and limitations.
  • OBJECTIVE: The traditional boundaries of the transsphenoidal approach can be expanded to include the region from the cribriform plate of the anterior cranial fossa to the foramen magnum in the anteroposterior plane.
  • The introduction of endoscopy to transsphenoidal surgery, with its improved illumination and wider field of view, has added significant further potential for the resection of a variety of cranial base lesions.
  • We review our experience with the expanded endoscopic endonasal approach in a series of 22 patients with anterior cranial base and supradiaphragmatic lesions.
  • METHODS: From June 2005 to June 2007, the expanded endoscopic endonasal approach was used in 22 patients with the following pathologies: 6 craniopharyngiomas; 4 esthesioneuroblastomas; 3 giant pituitary macroadenomas; 2 suprasellar Rathke's pouch cysts; 2 angiofibromas; and 1 each of suprasellar meningioma, germinoma, ethmoidal carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, and large suprasellar arachnoid cyst.
  • CONCLUSION: The expanded endoscopic endonasal approach is a promising minimally invasive alternative to open transcranial approaches for selective lesions of the midline anterior cranial base.
  • This approach should be included in the armamentarium of cranial base surgeons and considered as an option in the management of selected patients with these complex pathologies.

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  • (PMID = 19349826.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
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  • [Publication-country] United States
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33. George KJ, Price R: Nasoethmoid schwannoma with intracranial extension. Case report and review of literature. Br J Neurosurg; 2009 Feb;23(1):83-5
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  • This was thought to be either an anterior cranial fossa meningioma or an esthesioblastoma.

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  • [CommentIn] Br J Neurosurg. 2009 Dec;23(6):636 [19922281.001]
  • (PMID = 19234915.001).
  • [ISSN] 1360-046X
  • [Journal-full-title] British journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Br J Neurosurg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] England
  • [Number-of-references] 3
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34. Bassiouni H, Asgari S, Stolke D: Tuberculum sellae meningiomas: functional outcome in a consecutive series treated microsurgically. Surg Neurol; 2006 Jul;66(1):37-44; discussion 44-5

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  • OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to analyze a series of patients harboring a tuberculum sellae meningioma with regard to clinical presentation and long-term functional outcome.
  • METHODS: Data in a consecutive series of 62 patients harboring a tuberculum sellae meningioma treated microsurgically between 1990 and 2003 were retrospectively reviewed.
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Optic Chiasm / surgery. Sella Turcica / surgery

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  • (PMID = 16793435.001).
  • [ISSN] 0090-3019
  • [Journal-full-title] Surgical neurology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Surg Neurol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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35. Hashemi M, Schick U, Hassler W, Hefti M: Tentorial meningiomas with special aspect to the tentorial fold: management, surgical technique, and outcome. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 2010 May;152(5):827-34
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  • They involve the supra- and infratentorial space and often are in close contact to the cavernous sinus, cranial nerves, and the mesencephalon.
  • The cases were classified according to tumor extension in three different types: type I, TF meningiomas with compression of the brain stem; type II, with extension into the anterior portion of middle fossa; and type III, a combination of type I and II.
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Middle / surgery. Dura Mater / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Anisocoria / etiology. Ataxia / etiology. Blepharoptosis / etiology. Cerebrovascular Disorders / etiology. Cerebrovascular Disorders / pathology. Cerebrovascular Disorders / surgery. Cranial Nerve Diseases / etiology. Cranial Nerve Diseases / pathology. Cranial Nerve Diseases / surgery. Craniotomy / methods. Decompression, Surgical / methods. Diplopia / etiology. Female. Hemianopsia / etiology. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Postoperative Complications / epidemiology. Postoperative Complications / prevention & control. Radiotherapy / standards. Retrospective Studies. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 20148271.001).
  • [ISSN] 0942-0940
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta neurochirurgica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Neurochir (Wien)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Austria
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36. Sade B, Lee JH: High incidence of optic canal involvement in clinoidal meningiomas: rationale for aggressive skull base approach. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 2008 Nov;150(11):1127-32; discussion 1132
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  • In 47 patients, skull base technique consisting of extradural anterior clinoidectomy with falciform ligament and optic nerve sheath opening was performed.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / epidemiology. Meningioma / epidemiology. Neoplasm Invasiveness / pathology. Optic Nerve / pathology. Sphenoid Bone / pathology. Vision Disorders / epidemiology
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Comorbidity. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / anatomy & histology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Disease Progression. Female. Humans. Incidence. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Preoperative Care. Recovery of Function / physiology. Retrospective Studies. Skull Base Neoplasms / epidemiology. Skull Base Neoplasms / pathology. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery. Treatment Outcome. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 18936874.001).
  • [ISSN] 0942-0940
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta neurochirurgica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Neurochir (Wien)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Austria
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37. Gao X, Zhang R, Mao Y, Wang Y: Childhood and juvenile meningiomas. Childs Nerv Syst; 2009 Dec;25(12):1571-80

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  • PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper was to study the clinical characteristic, treatment, and prognosis of childhood meningioma.
  • MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifty-four meningioma cases below the age of 18 have been treated in Huashan Hospital in the last 15 years (from 1993 to 2008), their sex and age distribution, clinical manifestation, radiological finding, pathological subtype, treatment, and prognosis are retrospectively analyzed, and the results are compared with those reported in the literature.
  • The most common locations of meningiomas in this series were intraventricular and anterior/middle fossa.
  • Perioperative mortality was 3.7% (2 out of 54); the most common postoperative complications were intracranial infection and injury of cranial nerve.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / diagnosis. Meningioma / surgery

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  • (PMID = 19641924.001).
  • [ISSN] 1433-0350
  • [Journal-full-title] Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Childs Nerv Syst
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
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38. Novotný J Jr, Kollová A, Liscák R: Prediction of intracranial edema after radiosurgery of meningiomas. J Neurosurg; 2006 Dec;105 Suppl:120-6
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  • Ten different factors were proposed as potential predictors for the occurrence of the intracranial edema after GKS: patient's sex, patient's age, previous surgery, edema before GKS treatment, lobulated margin of meningioma, heterogeneous appearance of the tumor, tumor volume, tumor location, maximum dose to the tumor, and dose to the tumor margin.
  • There was a significant difference in the incidence of edema for different patient age groups and a significantly higher incidence of edema occurrence in patients in whom no surgical procedure was performed before GKS, those with edema present before GKS, those with a tumor volume larger than 10 cm3, those in whom the tumor was located in the anterior fossa, those in whom the maximum dose to the tumor was higher than 30 Gy, and for different tumor margin doses.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Edema / etiology. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Radiosurgery / adverse effects

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  • (PMID = 18503344.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3085
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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39. Acebes X, Arruga J, Acebes JJ, Majos C, Muñoz S, Valero IA: Intracranial meningiomatosis causing foster kennedy syndrome by unilateral optic nerve compression and blockage of the superior sagittal sinus. J Neuroophthalmol; 2009 Jun;29(2):140-2
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  • The original description of the Foster Kennedy syndrome included the clinical triad of optic disc pallor in one eye, optic disc edema in the other eye, and reduced olfaction caused by space-occupying anterior fossa masses.
  • A meningioma compressed one optic nerve to cause impaired visual function.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / complications. Meningioma / complications. Nerve Compression Syndromes / etiology. Optic Nerve Diseases / complications. Optic Nerve Diseases / etiology. Sinus Thrombosis, Intracranial / complications. Superior Sagittal Sinus / pathology

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  • (PMID = 19491639.001).
  • [ISSN] 1536-5166
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J Neuroophthalmol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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40. Lee JH, Sade B, Park BJ: A surgical technique for the removal of clinoidal meningiomas. Neurosurgery; 2006 Jul;59(1 Suppl 1):ONS108-14; discussion ONS108-14
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  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Middle / surgery. Dura Mater / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Sphenoid Bone / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Cranial Fossa, Anterior / anatomy & histology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Humans. Intraoperative Complications / etiology. Intraoperative Complications / physiopathology. Intraoperative Complications / prevention & control. Medical Illustration. Optic Nerve Injuries / etiology. Optic Nerve Injuries / physiopathology. Optic Nerve Injuries / prevention & control. Sella Turcica / anatomy & histology. Sella Turcica / surgery

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  • (PMID = 16888540.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Number-of-references] 7
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41. Muto J, Kawase T, Yoshida K: Meckel's cave tumors: relation to the meninges and minimally invasive approaches for surgery: anatomic and clinical studies. Neurosurgery; 2010 Sep;67(3 Suppl Operative):ons291-8; discussion ons298-9

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  • Surgery for tumors in MC was performed via 2 approaches: anterolateral interdural access (Dolenc's) approach and posterior access via the anterior petrosal approach (APA).
  • RESULTS: The Dolenc approach was useful for parasellar tumors, especially schwannomas, because it resulted in minimal damage to the temporal lobe and adjacent cranial nerves.
  • The APA was useful for dumbbell-shaped tumors extending into the posterior fossa.
  • However, incidence of postsurgical paresthesia and abducens palsy were higher in meningioma and hemangiopericytoma, because of invasion into the Gasserian ganglion, the cavernous sinus (CS), or Dorello's canal.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neurilemmoma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery

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  • (PMID = 20679921.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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42. Mirone G, Chibbaro S, Schiabello L, Tola S, George B: En plaque sphenoid wing meningiomas: recurrence factors and surgical strategy in a series of 71 patients. Neurosurgery; 2009 Dec;65(6 Suppl):100-8; discussion 108-9

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  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Orbital Neoplasms / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Child. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Cranial Fossa, Middle / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Middle / surgery. Dura Mater / pathology. Dura Mater / surgery. Female. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Invasiveness / pathology. Neoplasm Invasiveness / physiopathology. Ophthalmoplegia / etiology. Prospective Studies. Skull Base Neoplasms / pathology. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery. Sphenoid Bone / pathology. Sphenoid Bone / surgery. Treatment Outcome. Vision, Low / etiology. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 19934984.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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43. De la Cruz A, Teufert KB: Transcochlear approach to cerebellopontine angle and clivus lesions: indications, results, and complications. Otol Neurotol; 2009 Apr;30(3):373-80

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  • OBJECTIVES: Evaluate transcochlear (TC)/transotic (TO) approaches surgery for midline intradural lesions arising from the clivus and cerebellopontine angle masses arising anterior to the internal auditory canal.
  • CONCLUSION: The TC and TO approaches provide access to midline intradural lesions, intradural petroclival tumors, and cerebellopontine angle tumors and cholesteatomas arising anterior to the internal auditory canal, without using brain retractors.
  • [MeSH-major] Cerebellar Neoplasms / surgery. Cerebellopontine Angle / surgery. Cochlea / surgery. Cranial Fossa, Posterior / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Carotid Arteries / anatomy & histology. Child, Preschool. Data Interpretation, Statistical. Ear Canal / anatomy & histology. Ear Canal / surgery. Facial Nerve / physiology. Facial Nerve / surgery. Female. Humans. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Meningioma / surgery. Middle Aged. Neoplasm Recurrence, Local. Treatment Outcome. Young Adult

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  • (PMID = 19318889.001).
  • [ISSN] 1537-4505
  • [Journal-full-title] Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Otol. Neurotol.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Comparative Study; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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44. Borba LA, de Oliveira JG, Giudicissi-Filho M, Colli BO: Surgical management of foramen magnum meningiomas. Neurosurg Rev; 2009 Jan;32(1):49-58; discussion 59-60

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  • Based on the preoperative magnetic resonance imaging exams, the tumors were classified as anterior or anterolateral in the axial slices and clivospinal or spinoclival in the sagittal slices.
  • The differentiation between the clivospinal and spinoclival types, as well as anterior and anterolateral types, is crucial for the neurosurgical planning of foramen magnum meningiomas.
  • [MeSH-major] Foramen Magnum / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Anesthesia, General. Cranial Fossa, Posterior / surgery. Craniotomy. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Image Processing, Computer-Assisted. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Male. Middle Aged. Postoperative Complications / epidemiology. Retrospective Studies. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 18815821.001).
  • [ISSN] 0344-5607
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgical review
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurg Rev
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
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45. Parhizkar N, Hiltzik DH, Selesnick SH: Facial nerve rerouting in skull base surgery. Otolaryngol Clin North Am; 2005 Aug;38(4):685-710, ix
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  • This article presents different degrees of anterior and posterior facial nerve rerouting, techniques of facial nerve rerouting, and a comprehensive review of outcomes.
  • [MeSH-minor] Cranial Fossa, Middle / surgery. Dissection. Glomus Jugulare Tumor / surgery. Glomus Tumor / surgery. Humans. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neuroma, Acoustic / surgery

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  • (PMID = 16005726.001).
  • [ISSN] 0030-6665
  • [Journal-full-title] Otolaryngologic clinics of North America
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Otolaryngol. Clin. North Am.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Review
  • [Publication-country] United States
  • [Number-of-references] 79
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46. Noguchi A, Balasingam V, McMenomey SO, Delashaw JB Jr: Supraorbital craniotomy for parasellar lesions. Technical note. J Neurosurg; 2005 May;102(5):951-5
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  • Minimal brain retraction is used without compromising the surgical exposure of the orbital roof, floor of the anterior fossa, and the parasellar region to treat tumoral lesions that are located medial to the ipsilateral optic nerve as well as aneurysms of the anterior communicating artery.
  • [MeSH-minor] Brain Neoplasms / surgery. Humans. Intracranial Aneurysm / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Orbit

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  • (PMID = 15926729.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3085
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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47. Tao CS, Lou MQ, Lu YC, Wang L, Wang BX, Li W, Zhang K, Jiang JH: [Experience of resection large clinoidal meningiomas]. Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi; 2005 Nov 1;43(21):1414-7

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  • OBJECTIVE: To investigate the clinical applied anatomy in the region of anterior clinoid process, and to improve the therapeutic efficacy of clinoidal tumors.
  • METHODS: Twelve patients with large meningiomas located in clinoid were surgically treated via the extended anterior and middle fossa combined with epidural approach between January 1998 and August 2004.
  • Anterior clinoid process was grinded with high-speed drilling.
  • CONCLUSIONS: Using epidural approach for clinoidal meningiomas and grinding anterior clinoid process was advantageous to block tumors base blood supply and detach infraclinoidal tumors from internal carotid artery.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods

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  • (PMID = 16318784.001).
  • [ISSN] 0529-5815
  • [Journal-full-title] Zhonghua wai ke za zhi [Chinese journal of surgery]
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi
  • [Language] chi
  • [Publication-type] English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] China
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48. Wu Z, Hao S, Zhang J, Zhang L, Jia G, Tang J, Xiao X, Wang L, Wang Z: Foramen magnum meningiomas: experiences in 114 patients at a single institute over 15 years. Surg Neurol; 2009 Oct;72(4):376-82; discussion 382

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  • Foramen magnum meningiomas were classified as anterior (80 cases), anterolateral (24 cases), and posterolateral (10 cases).
  • CONCLUSION: Our experience suggests that most anterior and anterolateral FMMs can be completely resected by a far-lateral retrocondylar approach without resection of the occipital condyle.
  • [MeSH-major] Cranial Fossa, Posterior / surgery. Foramen Magnum / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery

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  • (PMID = 19608233.001).
  • [ISSN] 1879-3339
  • [Journal-full-title] Surgical neurology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Surg Neurol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • [Publication-country] United States
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49. Slavik E, Radulović D, Tasić G: Olfactory groove meningiomas. Acta Chir Iugosl; 2007;54(2):59-62
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  • Olfactory groove meningeomas arise from the medline of the anterior fossa between the crista galli and the tuberculum sellae.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms. Meningioma

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  • (PMID = 18044317.001).
  • [ISSN] 0354-950X
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta chirurgica Iugoslavica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Chir Iugosl
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Serbia and Montenegro
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50. Kondziolka D, Mathieu D, Lunsford LD, Martin JJ, Madhok R, Niranjan A, Flickinger JC: Radiosurgery as definitive management of intracranial meningiomas. Neurosurgery; 2008 Jan;62(1):53-8; discussion 58-60
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  • Tumor locations included middle fossa (n = 351), posterior fossa (n = 307), convexity (n = 126), anterior fossa (n = 88), parasagittal region (n = 113), or other (n = 115).
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Radiosurgery / methods

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  • (PMID = 18300891.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Clinical Trial; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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51. Erkmen K, Pravdenkova S, Al-Mefty O: Surgical management of petroclival meningiomas: factors determining the choice of approach. Neurosurg Focus; 2005 Aug 15;19(2):E7

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  • The skull base approaches used in these patients included the middle fossa anterior petrosal, posterior petrosal, and combined petrosal approaches, and complete petrosectomy.
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Petrous Bone / surgery

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  • (PMID = 16122216.001).
  • [ISSN] 1092-0684
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgical focus
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurg Focus
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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52. Khaoroptham S, Jittapiromsak P, Siwanuwatn R, Chantra K: The outcome of surgical treatment for tumors of the craniocervical junction. J Med Assoc Thai; 2007 Jul;90(7):1450-7

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  • Twenty-nine operative procedures were performed, classified as 12 anterior nine posterior-lateral, and eight posterior approaches.
  • [MeSH-major] Chordoma / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery. Treatment Outcome
  • [MeSH-minor] Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Aged, 80 and over. Cervical Vertebrae / pathology. Cervical Vertebrae / surgery. Child. Cranial Fossa, Posterior / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Posterior / surgery. Female. Foramen Magnum / pathology. Foramen Magnum / surgery. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Retrospective Studies. Time Factors

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  • (PMID = 17710991.001).
  • [ISSN] 0125-2208
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J Med Assoc Thai
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Thailand
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53. Raza SM, Garzon-Muvdi T, Boaehene K, Olivi A, Gallia G, Lim M, Subramanian P, Quinones-Hinojosa A: The supraorbital craniotomy for access to the skull base and intraaxial lesions: a technique in evolution. Minim Invasive Neurosurg; 2010 Feb;53(1):1-8
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  • INTRODUCTION: The supraorbital craniotomy was initially described as a minimally invasive means to target extra-axial lesions in the anterior cranial fossa and sellar/parasellar region.
  • DISCUSSION: The supraorbital craniotomy and its modifications provide an ideal anterior subfrontal approach through which a wide variety of pathology can be approached.
  • This technique has particular considerations in comparison to traditional cranial base approaches that must be taken into account before it is utilized.
  • [MeSH-minor] Adenoma / surgery. Astrocytoma / surgery. Breast Neoplasms / surgery. Craniopharyngioma / surgery. Esthetics. Eyebrows. Eyelids. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Frontal Lobe / surgery. Humans. Male. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Middle Aged. Pituitary Neoplasms / surgery. Postoperative Complications / etiology. Treatment Outcome

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  • [Copyright] (c) Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart . New York.
  • (PMID = 20376737.001).
  • [ISSN] 1439-2291
  • [Journal-full-title] Minimally invasive neurosurgery : MIN
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Minim Invasive Neurosurg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
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54. Nebbal M, Sindou M: [Imaging for the management of cavernous sinus meningiomas]. Neurochirurgie; 2008 Dec;54(6):739-49

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  • The operative plan must define the type of craniotomy and complementary osteotomy, the usefulness of an anterior clinoidectomy with skeletonization of the optic nerve, and determine whether extensive exposure of the cerebral middle fossa is necessary to ensure substantial devascularization of the tumor and proximal control of the internal carotid artery at its intrapetrosal portion.
  • [MeSH-major] Hemangioma, Cavernous / pathology. Hemangioma, Cavernous / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / pathology

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  • (PMID = 18508094.001).
  • [ISSN] 0028-3770
  • [Journal-full-title] Neuro-Chirurgie
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurochirurgie
  • [Language] fre
  • [Publication-type] English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] France
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55. Colombo F, Casentini L, Cavedon C, Scalchi P, Cora S, Francescon P: Cyberknife radiosurgery for benign meningiomas: short-term results in 199 patients. Neurosurgery; 2009 Feb;64(2 Suppl):A7-13

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  • Ninety-nine tumors involved the cavernous sinus; 28 were in the posterior fossa, petrous bone, or clivus; and 29 were in contact with anterior optic pathways.
  • In 7 patients, neurological deterioration was observed (new cranial deficits in 2, worsened diplopia in 2, visual field reduction in 2, and worsened headache in 2).
  • [MeSH-major] Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Radiosurgery / methods

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  • (PMID = 19165077.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Clinical Trial; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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56. Fournier HD, Laccourreye L: [Management of bone-invasive en-plaque petrosal meningiomas. Removal using tailored petrosectomy]. Neurochirurgie; 2009 Feb;55(1):25-35
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  • In one case, we used a trans- and infralabyrinthine transjugular approach (to control the extension of the lesion in the jugular foramen, within the sinusojugular axis, and in the internal auditory canal), associated with an anterior petrosectomy (to control the invaded petrous apex, Meckel's cave, and a middle cranial fossa extension).
  • In the other case, we used a retro- and infralabyrinthine transsigmoid transtentorial approach to control the venous axis, the posterior fossa dura, and the tentorium.
  • CONCLUSIONS: An à la carte petrosectomy performed by a surgical team with great expertise in the field of petrous bone anatomy and segmentation should lead to total removal including exposure of the dural tail and intracranial portion of the tumor, while preserving all cranial nerve functions.
  • [MeSH-major] Bone Neoplasms / secondary. Meningeal Neoplasms / secondary. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / pathology. Meningioma / surgery. Petrous Bone / pathology. Petrous Bone / surgery

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  • (PMID = 18848338.001).
  • [ISSN] 0028-3770
  • [Journal-full-title] Neuro-Chirurgie
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurochirurgie
  • [Language] fre
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] France
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57. Ahlhelm F, Nabhan A, Naumann N, Grunwald I, Shariat K, Reith W: [Skull base tumors]. Radiologe; 2005 Sep;45(9):807-15
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  • Tumors commonly found in the anterior skull base include carcinoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, esthesioneuroblastoma and meningioma.
  • In the central cranial fossa, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, metastases, meningioma, pituitary adenoma and neurinoma have to be considered.
  • The most common neoplasms of the posterior skull base, including the CP angle, are neurinoma, meningioma, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, chordoma and paraganglioma.

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  • (PMID = 16096741.001).
  • [ISSN] 0033-832X
  • [Journal-full-title] Der Radiologe
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Radiologe
  • [Language] ger
  • [Publication-type] English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] Germany
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58. Ringel F, Cedzich C, Schramm J: Microsurgical technique and results of a series of 63 spheno-orbital meningiomas. Neurosurgery; 2007 Apr;60(4 Suppl 2):214-21; discussion 221-2
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  • OBJECTIVE: For this study, spheno-orbital meningiomas (SOMs) are defined as intraosseus meningiomas at the base of the anterior and middle cranial fossa, involving the sphenoid wing and orbit associated with a carpet-like, soft tissue component.
  • Bony resection included the lesser sphenoid wing, the lateral orbital wall, the orbital roof, the optic canal, and the middle fossa base.
  • [MeSH-major] Brain Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Microsurgery / methods. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Orbital Neoplasms / surgery. Skull Neoplasms / surgery. Sphenoid Bone / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Aged. Cranial Nerve Diseases / etiology. Exophthalmos / etiology. Female. Follow-Up Studies. Humans. Male. Middle Aged. Neoplasm, Residual / radiotherapy. Neoplasm, Residual / surgery. Orbit / pathology. Orbit / surgery. Postoperative Complications / etiology. Reoperation. Retrospective Studies. Treatment Outcome

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  • (PMID = 17415156.001).
  • [ISSN] 1524-4040
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurgery
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article; Multicenter Study
  • [Publication-country] United States
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59. Koerbel A, Kirschniak A, Ebner FH, Tatagiba M, Gharabaghi A: The retrosigmoid intradural suprameatal approach to posterior cavernous sinus: microsurgical anatomy. Eur J Surg Oncol; 2009 Apr;35(4):368-72
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  • OBJECTIVE: The retrosigmoid intradural suprameatal approach includes the standard retrosigmoid suboccipital route with drilling of the petrous bone above and anterior of the internal auditory meatus, allowing for exposure of the trigeminal nerve within the Meckel's cave and of the middle fossa.
  • CONCLUSION: The extended retrosigmoid intradural suprameatal approach allows exposure of the posterior cavernous sinus and may be used to remove lesions of the posterior fossa extending into the Meckel's cave and into the cavernous sinus.
  • [MeSH-major] Cavernous Sinus / anatomy & histology. Cavernous Sinus / surgery. Cranial Nerve Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Microsurgery / methods. Neurilemmoma / surgery. Trigeminal Nerve Diseases / surgery

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  • (PMID = 18378110.001).
  • [ISSN] 1532-2157
  • [Journal-full-title] European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Eur J Surg Oncol
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] England
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60. Tanaka S, Takanashi J, Fujii K, Ujiie H, Hori T: Motor evoked potential mapping and monitoring by direct brainstem stimulation. Technical note. J Neurosurg; 2007 Nov;107(5):1053-7

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  • Motor evoked potentials (MEPs) by direct brainstem stimulation were generated during 12 neurosurgical operations performed in five posterior fossa tumors, six vertebrobasilar aneurysms, and an arachnoid cyst.
  • The anterior aspect of the brainstem was exposed using a subtemporal approach (in six cases), a presigmoid approach (one case), or a lateral suboccipital approach (five cases).
  • Two patients with postoperative motor palsy, one with a clival meningioma and one with a basilar trunk aneurysm, had shown significant decreases in MEP amplitude and even complete disappearance of MEPs during intraoperative brainstem stimulation.
  • Motor evoked potentials elicited by direct brainstem stimulation seem to be an accurate neurophysiological monitoring method during operations around the anterior and lateral aspects of the brainstem.

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  • (PMID = 17977282.001).
  • [ISSN] 0022-3085
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Neurosurg.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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61. Bracey TS, Hilton DA, Sulkin T, Smith ME: A meningeal myofibroblastic neoplasm related to solitary fibrous tumour and associated with a malignant neuroblastic element. J Clin Pathol; 2010 Feb;63(2):180-3

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  • Intracranial SFT closely resembles meningioma clinically and radiologically, and, like meningioma, reports of meningeal SFT suggest a relatively benign behaviour after complete resection.
  • Histopathological features distinguishing SFT from meningioma include variable cellularity, spindle cells arranged in fascicles, staghorn blood vessels and immunopositivity for CD34.
  • CLINICAL PRESENTATION: The case is reported of a 60-year-old man with an anterior cranial fossa meningeal-based mass, which was resected.
  • Histological features of meningioma were lacking.

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  • (PMID = 20154042.001).
  • [ISSN] 1472-4146
  • [Journal-full-title] Journal of clinical pathology
  • [ISO-abbreviation] J. Clin. Pathol.
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] England
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62. Zada G, Day JD, Giannotta SL: The extradural temporopolar approach: a review of indications and operative technique. Neurosurg Focus; 2008;25(6):E3

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  • A sequential progression of bone removal at the anterior and middle skull base, followed by opening the layers of the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus was next performed to safely retract the brain and widen the exposure to the cavernous sinus, interpeduncular fossa, and upper petroclival regions.
  • The main indications for surgery were as follows: meningioma (25 patients, 38%), basilar artery aneurysm (11 patients, 17%), trigeminal schwannoma (7 patients, 11%), chordoma (5 patients, 7%), hemangioma (3 patients, 5%), pituitary adenoma (3 patients, 5%), superior cerebellar artery aneurysm (3 patients, 5%), and other lesions (9 patients, 14%).
  • Complications included hemiparesis in 4 patients (6%), infarcts in 4 patients (6%), transient aphasia in 1 patient (1.5%), and cranial nerve paresis in 20 patients (30%).
  • Mobilization of the cranial nerves and internal carotid artery allow gentle brain retraction and maximal preservation of venous outflow.

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  • (PMID = 19035701.001).
  • [ISSN] 1092-0684
  • [Journal-full-title] Neurosurgical focus
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Neurosurg Focus
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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63. Ye XH, Zhou SJ, Chen X, Wang KY, Wang QM, Qu J: [Modified transcranial orbitotomy for treating exophthalmic intraorbital tumor]. Zhonghua Zheng Xing Wai Ke Za Zhi; 2005 Nov;21(6):405-7

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  • The tumor included adenocarcinoma of the lacrimal gland, neurinoma, meningioma, and cavernous hemangioma.
  • It has advantages not only in simpleness and less trauma, but also in keeping orbital roof and anterior fossa intact and decreasing complications.

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  • (PMID = 16463772.001).
  • [ISSN] 1009-4598
  • [Journal-full-title] Zhonghua zheng xing wai ke za zhi = Zhonghua zhengxing waike zazhi = Chinese journal of plastic surgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Zhonghua Zheng Xing Wai Ke Za Zhi
  • [Language] chi
  • [Publication-type] Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] China
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64. Frank G, Pasquini E: Tuberculum sellae meningioma: the extended transsphenoidal approach--for the virtuoso only? World Neurosurg; 2010 Jun;73(6):625-6
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  • [Title] Tuberculum sellae meningioma: the extended transsphenoidal approach--for the virtuoso only?
  • [MeSH-major] Craniotomy / methods. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Sella Turcica / surgery. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery. Sphenoid Bone / surgery
  • [MeSH-minor] Cranial Fossa, Anterior / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Humans. Intraoperative Complications / etiology. Intraoperative Complications / physiopathology. Intraoperative Complications / prevention & control. Neurosurgical Procedures / methods. Neurosurgical Procedures / standards. Postoperative Complications / etiology. Postoperative Complications / physiopathology. Postoperative Complications / prevention & control. Subdural Effusion / etiology. Subdural Effusion / physiopathology. Subdural Effusion / prevention & control

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  • [CommentOn] World Neurosurg. 2010 Jun;73(6):694-700 [20934159.001]
  • (PMID = 20934141.001).
  • [ISSN] 1878-8769
  • [Journal-full-title] World neurosurgery
  • [ISO-abbreviation] World Neurosurg
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Comment; Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] United States
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65. Fernandez-Miranda JC, Gardner PA, Prevedello DM, Kassam AB: Expanded endonasal approach for olfactory groove meningioma. Acta Neurochir (Wien); 2009 Mar;151(3):287-8; author reply 289-90
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  • [Title] Expanded endonasal approach for olfactory groove meningioma.
  • [MeSH-major] Endoscopy / methods. Ethmoid Bone / surgery. Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery. Meningioma / surgery. Nasal Cavity / surgery. Otorhinolaryngologic Surgical Procedures / methods
  • [MeSH-minor] Anterior Cerebral Artery / anatomy & histology. Anterior Cerebral Artery / surgery. Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea / etiology. Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea / physiopathology. Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea / prevention & control. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / pathology. Cranial Fossa, Anterior / surgery. Humans. Postoperative Complications / etiology. Postoperative Complications / physiopathology. Postoperative Complications / prevention & control. Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / methods. Skull Base Neoplasms / pathology. Skull Base Neoplasms / surgery. Surgical Flaps

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  • [CommentOn] Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2008 Nov;150(11):1117-25; discussion 1126 [18936875.001]
  • (PMID = 19229470.001).
  • [ISSN] 0942-0940
  • [Journal-full-title] Acta neurochirurgica
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Acta Neurochir (Wien)
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Comment; Letter
  • [Publication-country] Austria
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