Neuropathology of the Processes in the Third Ventricle and the Brain Stem

  • K. J. Zülch
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It is exactly 75 years now that Fedor Krause in Berlin opened the way to surgery of the cranial base, first in 1900 by removing through the transfrontal approach a pistol bullet from the chiasm and later in 1904 by the hemilateral flap to the posterior fossa the way to the cerebellopontine angle for the removal of the acoustic neurilemmoma (Krause 1909–1912). Both ways became the routine technique for the following century and are still for today.


Posterior Fossa Fourth Ventricle Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Pilocytic Astrocytoma Giant Cell Tumor 
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  • K. J. Zülch
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  1. 1.KölnGermany

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