Orbitozygomatic Approach

  • Renato J. Galzio
  • Manfred Tschabitscher
  • Alessandro Ricci


The orbitozygomatic (OZ) approach is an extension of the basic frontotemporal (FT) approach, which is associated with an OZ osteotomy and eventually with zygomatic arch resection. We emphasize that the basic FT approach, for us as for other authors, always includes resection of the sphenoid bridge (frontotemporopterional craniotomy).


Cavernous Sinus Zygomatic Arch Middle Cranial Fossa Optic Canal Middle Fossa 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Renato J. Galzio
    • 1
    • 2
  • Manfred Tschabitscher
    • 3
  • Alessandro Ricci
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept of Health SciencesUniversity of L’AquilaL’AquilaItaly
  2. 2.Dept of NeurosurgerySan Salvatore City HospitalL’AquilaItaly
  3. 3.Institute ofAnatomy and Cell BiologyMedical University of ViennaAustria

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