Meningiomas of Basal Posterior Cranial Fossa

  • M. G. Yaşargil
  • R. W. Mortara
  • M. Curcic
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 7)


A review of the clinical findings and operative course in patients with clivus and cerebellopontine angle meningiomas is warranted because of the rarity of these tumors, their lethal nature if left unoperated, and the morbidity and mortality which have often followed operation. A new situation exists with CT: early diagnosis!


Basilar Artery Cerebellopontine Angle Sigmoid Sinus Jugular Foramen Superior Cerebellar Artery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. G. Yaşargil
    • 1
  • R. W. Mortara
    • 1
  • M. Curcic
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity Hospital ZurichSwitzerland

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