Indications for Craniocervical Surgery and Anterior Resection Techniques (Endonasal, Transoral)
Nowadays indication for craniocervical surgery with anterior resection techniques are rare. Pathologies of the craniocervical junction with a possible need for anterior resection techniques are basilar impression/atlantoaxial subluxation and/or retrodental pannus often described in patients with rheumatoid arthritis or other non-rheumatic degeneration of the respective joints as well as infection of the craniocervical junction or rare primary or secondary malignancies.
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