Neurosurgical Approaches to Orbital Tumours

  • J. Brihaye
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 3)


For many years, orbital surgery, without considering the anterior route, has been composed mainly of procedures for decompressing malignant exophthalmos, although the first known craniotomy for an intracranial tumour, producing a proptosis, was performed by Durante in Rome in 1887.


Bone Flap Orbital Wall Orbital Tumour Temporal Fossa Orbital Roof 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Brihaye
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of BrusselsBelgium

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