Skull Base Surgery of the Posterior Fossa

  • William T. Couldwell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jaafar Basma, Jeffrey Sorenson
      Pages 3-24
  3. Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Christian Bowers, Olaide O. Ajayi, Kevin A. Reinard, Daniel R. Klinger, Johnny B. Delashaw, Shane Tubbs et al.
      Pages 27-35
    3. Justin C. Sowder, Breanne L. Schiffer, Richard K. Gurgel, Clough Shelton
      Pages 37-53
    4. David Aum, Omar Arnaout, Marcio S. Rassi, Walid Ibn Essayed, Ossama Al-Mefty
      Pages 55-63
    5. Karolyn Au, Angela M. Richardson, Jacques Morcos
      Pages 65-73
    6. André Beer-Furlan, Alexandre B. Todeschini, Ricardo L. Carrau, Daniel M. Prevedello
      Pages 75-86
  4. Specific Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Amol Raheja, William T. Couldwell
      Pages 89-102
    3. Stephen T. Magill, Philip V. Theodosopoulos, Aaron D. Tward, Steven W. Cheung, Michael W. McDermott
      Pages 103-113
    4. Hiroki Morisako, Takeo Goto, Kenji Ohata
      Pages 115-134
    5. Angela M. Richardson, Karolyn Au, Jacques Morcos
      Pages 135-143
    6. Gmaan Alzhrani, Clough Shelton, William T. Couldwell
      Pages 145-163
    7. Gmaan Alzhrani, William T. Couldwell
      Pages 165-175
    8. Bradley D. Weaver, Randy L. Jensen
      Pages 177-194
    9. M. Yashar S. Kalani, Robert F. Spetzler
      Pages 195-220
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 221-228

About this book


This text provides a comprehensive and contemporary overview of surgical approaches to lesions of the posterior fossa. It will serve as a resource for neurosurgeons and otologists who treat patients with tumors and vascular diseases of the posterior fossa. It provides a concise review of surgical strategies that address the most important pathologies affecting the posterior fossa. It is richly illustrated with photographs of the surgical strategies covered.  All chapters are written by experts with world-wide recognition for their contributions in their respective subspecialty.

Skull Base Surgery of the Posterior Fossa will be of great utility to Neurosurgeons, Otolaryngologists, and Radiation Therapists with an interest in diseases that affect the posterior fossa, as well as Senior Residents in Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology, and Fellows of Skull Base Surgery and Otology.


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Editors and affiliations

  • William T. Couldwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences CenterUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-67037-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-67038-6
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