Endoscopic endonasal surgical management of chondrosarcomas with cerebellopontine angle extension

Paulo M. Mesquita Filho, Leo F. S. Ditzel Filho, Daniel M. Prevedello, Cristian A. N. Martinez, Mariano E. Fiore, M.D., Ricardo L. L. Dolci, Bradley A. Otto, Ricardo l. Carrau
  • Neurosurgical FOCUS, October 2014, Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group (JNSPG)
  • DOI: 10.3171/2014.7.focus14349

endoscopic endonasal chondrosarcoma

What is it about?

management of chondrosarcomas with cerebellopontine angle extension by a endoscopic endonasal approach

Why is it important?

because it is performing endoscopic endonasal approach to remove chondrosarcoma with cerebellopontine angle extension, which a few years ago, the idea was to perform by open approach


Dr Ricardo L Dolci
Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo

this is a interesting study showing how far we can get by endoscopic endonasal expanded approach, when you have well anatomic knowledge it is possible to reach some areas almost impossible few years ago through the nose

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Paulo Moacir Mesquita Filho and Dr Ricardo L Dolci