Tumors of the Skull Base

  • Uta SchickEmail author
  • Hamid Borghei-Razavi
  • Kåre Fugleholm
  • Lucas Troude
  • Outouma Soumare
  • Anthony Melot
  • Pierre-Hugues Roche
  • Torstein R. Meling
  • Goh Inoue
  • Takanori Fukushima
  • Yoichi Nonaka
  • Konstantinos Barkas
  • Sinan Barazi
  • Nick Thomas
  • Alexander König
  • Sebastian Ranguis
  • Uwe Spetzger


The big chapter about tumors of the skull base demonstrates the different aspects and neurosurgical techniques by renowned and very experienced skull base surgeons in a compact form. Due to the consecutive illustration with corresponding intraoperative photographic images, every single step of even complex surgical procedures can be reproduced and understood underlining the didactic value of the book. By means of the different tumor entities, the different surgical approaches including their advantages and disadvantages are demonstrated. The surgical and further strategies are explained from a practical point of view by using selected clinical cases as examples.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Uta Schick
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hamid Borghei-Razavi
    • 1
  • Kåre Fugleholm
    • 2
  • Lucas Troude
    • 3
  • Outouma Soumare
    • 3
  • Anthony Melot
    • 3
  • Pierre-Hugues Roche
    • 3
  • Torstein R. Meling
    • 4
  • Goh Inoue
    • 5
  • Takanori Fukushima
    • 6
  • Yoichi Nonaka
    • 7
  • Konstantinos Barkas
    • 8
  • Sinan Barazi
    • 8
  • Nick Thomas
    • 8
  • Alexander König
    • 8
  • Sebastian Ranguis
    • 8
  • Uwe Spetzger
    • 8
  1. 1.Neurochirurgie, ClemenshospitalMünsterGermany
  2. 2.Neurokirurgisk klinik, RigshospitaletKøbenhavn ØDenmark
  3. 3.Service de Neurochirurgie, Hôpital NordMarseilleFrance
  4. 4.Nevrokirurgisk avdeling, RikshospitaletOsloNorway
  5. 5.Department of NeurosurgeryDuke University, INERFRaleighUSA
  6. 6.Division of NeurosurgerDuke University Medical Center, Carolina Neuroscience InstituteRaleighUSA
  7. 7.Department of NeurosurgeryFukushima Takanori Skull Base Center, Shin-yurigaoka General HospitalKawasakiJapan
  8. 8.Department of NeurosurgeryKing’s College HospitalLondonUK

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