Microsurgical anatomy of collateral branches of the intracavernous internal carotid artery

  • G. Brassier
  • P. Lasjaunias
  • Y. Guegan
  • J. Pecker


Since Winslow identified it in 1732, the cavernous sinus has given rise to numerous discussions about its description, its embryology, its dynamic, and even its own designation: cavernous sinus, cavernous area, parasellar region…


Cavernous Sinus Ophthalmic Artery Middle Meningeal Artery Superior Orbital Fissure Persistent Trigeminal Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Brassier
    • 1
  • P. Lasjaunias
    • 2
  • Y. Guegan
    • 1
  • J. Pecker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryHospital PontchaillouRennesFrance
  2. 2.Department of NeuroradiologyHospital BicetreLe Kremlin-Bicetre, ParisFrance

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