Infratentorial Landmarks

  • Wolfgang Seeger
  • Josef Zentner


The major problems in skull base surgery are caused by petroclival meningiomas. Intraoperative orientation is difficult. Nerves and vessels penetrate the tumor. The protective arachnoid sheets of the cranial nerves are destroyed by the tumor. The oblique position of the head on the table must be taken into consideration.


Sinus Sphenoidalis Exit Point Foramen Jugulare Petrous Bone Skull Base Surgery 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Seeger
    • 1
  • Josef Zentner
    • 2
  1. 1.Universität Freiburg i. Br.AuFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Neurochirurgischen UniversitätsklinikFreiburgFederal Republic of Germany

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