Sphenoid Wing Meningiomas: Surgical Outcomes in a Series of 141 Cases and Proposal of a Scoring System Predicting Extent of Resection


Güdük M., Özduman K., Pamir M. N.

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, vol.125, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 125
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.12.175
  • Journal Name: WORLD NEUROSURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Keywords: Meningiomas, Skull base tumors, Sphenoid ridge meningiomas, Sphenoid wing meningiomas, CAVERNOUS SINUS, EN-PLAQUE, ORBITAL MENINGIOMAS, INTRACRANIAL MENINGIOMAS, MICROSURGICAL TREATMENT, MANAGEMENT, RECURRENCE, STRATEGIES, INVASION, SURGERY

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Sphenoid wing meningiomas are the third most common group of intracranial meningiomas. Their management is a challenge because of their bone invasion potential and their proximity to neurovascular structures and the cavernous sinus.