CT Localization and Operative Approaches in Posterior Fossa Lesions

  • J. Gilsbach
  • H. R. Eggert
  • Ch. Ostertag
  • W. Seeger
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 10)


With the help of the computed tomography more than 90% of the tumors and av-malformations of the posterior fossa can be positively shown. With the first generation computers only the geometrical position of the tumor could be determined in relation to the bony structures. With the most modern scanners which have a thin section and reconstruction possibilities, the relationship to each cerebellar lobe and brain stem structures can be recognized.


Posterior Fossa Fourth Ventricle Cerebellopontine Angle Brain Stem Structure Cerebellar Lobe 
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  • J. Gilsbach
  • H. R. Eggert
  • Ch. Ostertag
  • W. Seeger

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