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Mastering Craniovertebral Junction Surgical Approaches: The Dissection Laboratory Experience at the Catholic University of Rome

  • Francesco Signorelli
  • Vittorio Stumpo
  • Antonio Oliva
  • Vincenzo Lorenzo Pascali
  • Alessandro Olivi
  • Massimiliano Visocchi
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Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplement book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 125)

Abstract

The craniovertebral junction is an intricate anatomical region frequently affected by neoplastic, vascular, traumatic, congenital and degenerative pathology. Because the topography of this region is complex, direct knowledge and full mastery of craniocervical anatomy is mainly obtained through anatomical dissections performed in neuroanatomical laboratories.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Signorelli
    • 1
  • Vittorio Stumpo
    • 1
  • Antonio Oliva
    • 2
  • Vincenzo Lorenzo Pascali
    • 2
  • Alessandro Olivi
    • 1
  • Massimiliano Visocchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of NeurosurgeryCatholic University School of MedicineRomeItaly
  2. 2.Institute of Public Health, Section of Legal MedicineCatholic University School of MedicineRomeItaly

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