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Central skull base vascular lesions

  • Vinko V. Dolenc

Abstract

Intracranial vascular lesions (aneurysms and AVMs) are divided into two primary groups, those involving the carotid system and those of the vertebrobasilar system. In the following four sections, carotid and vertebrobasilar aneurysms will be discussed with respect to their relationships to the skull base, particularly how they may be treated surgically at the expense of bony structures, minimizing or entirely avoiding brain retraction. An additional section will describe a similar approach to carotid parasellar fistulae (CPF).

Keywords

Ophthalmic Artery Optic Canal Giant Aneurysm Superior Orbital Fissure Anterior Clinoid Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vinko V. Dolenc
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity Medical Centre LjubljanaSlovenia

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