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  • Paolo Cappabianca
  • Felice Esposito
  • Luigi M. Cavallo
  • Olga V. Corriero

Abstract

Among the determinants of the success of a surgical technique are an in-depth knowledge of the surgical anatomy, the combining of the expertise of the different professionals, and the availability of dedicated instruments and tools, which permit advances to take place in terms of expanding the indications, improving the results and reducing the complications.

Keywords

Neurovascular Structure Endoscopic Endonasal Approach Bipolar Forceps Brain Retraction Monopolar Coagulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Cappabianca
    • 1
  • Felice Esposito
    • 2
  • Luigi M. Cavallo
    • 1
  • Olga V. Corriero
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept of Neurological Science, Division of NeurosurgeryUniversità degli Studi di Napoli Federico IINaplesItaly
  2. 2.Division of Neurosurgery and Division of Maxillo-Facial SurgeryUniversità degli Studi di Napoli Federico IINaplesItaly

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