Special Operative Techniques

  • Madjid Samii
  • Wolfgang Draf
  • Johannes Lang


The pathology of space-occupying lesions of the skull base is highly diverse, and the different types of tumor present the surgeon with unique problems. The highly vascular tumors, for example, require a more extensive diagnostic workup that may include superselective angiography. Preoperative angiographic assessment of collateral flow via the circulus arteriosus is necessary when a radical operation is proposed that will involve sacrifice of the internal carotid artery.


Optic Nerve Internal Carotid Artery Skull Base Frontal Sinus Oculomotor Nerve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Madjid Samii
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Draf
    • 2
  • Johannes Lang
    • 3
  1. 1.Medizinische Hochschule HannoverKrankenhaus Nordstadt derHannover 1Germany
  2. 2.Städtische Kliniken FuldaFuldaGermany
  3. 3.Vorstand des Anatomischen Instituts der UniversitätWürzburgGermany

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