The Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Treatment of Craniovertebral Junction Pathologies: A Minimally Invasive but not Minimal-Risk Approach

  • Massimiliano Visocchi
  • Francesco Signorelli
  • Chenlong Liao
  • Mario Rigante
  • Gaetano Paludetti
  • Giuseppe Barbagallo
  • Alessandro Olivi
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimiliano Visocchi
    • 1
  • Francesco Signorelli
    • 1
  • Chenlong Liao
    • 2
  • Mario Rigante
    • 3
  • Gaetano Paludetti
    • 3
  • Giuseppe Barbagallo
    • 4
    • 5
  • Alessandro Olivi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of NeurosurgeryCatholic University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryXinhua Hospital, Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of MedicineShanghaiChina
  3. 3.Institute of OtolaryngologyCatholic University of RomeRomeItaly
  4. 4.Department of Neurological SurgeryPoliclinico “G. Rodolico” University HospitalCataniaItaly
  5. 5.Interdisciplinary Research Center on Brain Tumors Diagnosis and TreatmentUniversity of CataniaCataniaItaly

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