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Surgical Approach to Mesencephalic Tumors

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Primary brain stem tumors are a group of diseases that may be located in the mesencephalon, pons, and medulla oblongata. They are generally considered as diseases with a poor prognosis, because surgery nearby such eloquent structures within the brain stem is a great challenge for many neurosurgeons and complete resection can be achieved in only a small number of selected patients.

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  • Inferior Colliculus
  • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • Superior Cerebellar Artery
  • Brain Stem Glioma
  • Tectal Plate

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Tanrıkulu, B., Singh, G., Özek, M.M. (2015). Surgical Approach to Mesencephalic Tumors. In: Özek, M., Cinalli, G., Maixner, W., Sainte-Rose, C. (eds) Posterior Fossa Tumors in Children. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-11274-9_32

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