Introduction into Skull Base Surgery

  • Uwe SpetzgerEmail author


Modern skull base surgery has developed to a multidisciplinary specialty with a specific collaboration between several diagnostic and therapeutic medical disciplines. Due to the complex anatomy and important functional structures, there are specific conditions for surgical procedures at the skull base. They require a maximum of precision, persistency and well-grounded anatomical knowledge. Furthermore, a skilled tactile surgical realisation of the treatment strategy is required for the maintenance of neurological functions.

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Neurochirurgische Klinik, Klinikum KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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