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2022 Oct 10

World Neurosurg

Anterior Transpetrosal-Transtentorial Approach for Removal of a Large Petrous Apex Meningioma: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.


This video demonstrates the microsurgical resection of petrous apex meningioma. Even small lesions by general rules are regarded as large due to delicate nature of anatomical localization. The intricate relationship between the tumor and vascular supply of the brainstem and interposition of cranial nerves makes them challenging lesions to resect..