The antero-external approach to the internal carotid artery at the base of the skull and intrapetrously

  • F. Lesoin
  • A. Autricque
  • L. Villette
  • K. Franz
  • M. Jomin
  • P. Pellerin


The authors report the use of the antero-external approach for the intrapetrous and skull base portion of the carotid artery. They underline its advantages and limits and report its indications.


Carotid Artery Internal Carotid Artery Cavernous Sinus Dura Mater Eustachian Tube 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Lesoin
    • 1
  • A. Autricque
    • 1
  • L. Villette
    • 1
  • K. Franz
    • 1
  • M. Jomin
    • 1
  • P. Pellerin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department B of NeurosurgeryC.H.R.U.LilleFrance
  2. 2.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryC.H.R.ULilleFrance

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