Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 160, Issue 2, pp 361–366 | Cite as

Endoscopic endonasal resection of sinonasal/anterior skull base malignancy (Kadish C esthesioneuroblastoma)

  • Gautam U. Mehta
  • Ehab Y. Hanna
  • Franco DeMonte
  • Shaan M. RazaEmail author
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The surgical management of anterior skull base malignancies requires the full complement of open and endoscopic skull base approaches. Due to the evolution of endoscopic techniques, endoscopic approaches are now being employed for complex skull base tumors.


We present our technique for endoscopic management for an advanced (T4) anterior skull base malignancy that provides a systematic approach to resection, margin assessment, and reconstruction.


Our surgical strategy provides a systematic approach by which an oncologic resection can be performed within the context of a spectrum of surgical strategies necessary to manage skull base malignancies.


Endoscopic endonasal Skull base Cancer Malignancy Esthesioneuroblastoma 


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryThe University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Head and Neck SurgeryThe University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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