Jugular Foramen Approach

  • Paul W. Gidley
  • Franco DeMonte


Cancers of the jugular foramen are rare. Sarcomas make up the majority of malignant tumors of this region. This chapter discussed the jugular foramen approach for malignant tumors. The preoperative evaluation and indications for this procedure are discussed. The procedure is illustrated and described in detail. Postoperative management, complications, and adjuvant therapy are highlighted.


Jugular foramen Carotid canal Dural resection Epithelial tumor Radiation-associated tumors Sarcoma Salivary gland tumors Temporal bone cancer 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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