Low Retrosigmoid Infratonsillar Approach to Lateral Medullary Lesions

Bozkurt B. , Kalani M. Y. S. , Yagmurlu K., Belykh E., Preul M. C. , Nakaji P., ...More

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, vol.111, pp.311-316, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 111
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.12.064
  • Title of Journal : WORLD NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.311-316
  • Keywords: Brainstem, Inferior cerebellar peduncle, Lateral medullary zone, Retrosigmoid approach, Safe entry zone, STEM CAVERNOUS MALFORMATIONS, INFERIOR CEREBELLAR PEDUNCLE, SAFE ENTRY ZONES, BRAIN-STEM, MICROSURGICAL ANATOMY


OBJECTIVE: In our study, we comprehensively detail the technique of the low retrosigmoid approach to the lateral medullary area, including the inferior cerebellar peduncle, postolivary sulcus, pontomedullary sulcus, and inferior olivary nucleus, as well as the lateral recess of the fourth ventricle.