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Summary: The inferior region of the skull consisting of an internal (cerebral), and an external (basilar) surface.
Publications315 found, 100 shown here
- Skull base metastases from a malignant solitary fibrous tumor of the liver. A case report and literature reviewLu Peng
Department of General Surgery, Research Center of Digestive Diseases, Zhongnan Hospital, Wuhan University, PR China
Diagn Pathol 6:127. 2011..To our knowledge, this is the first case of malignant solitary fibrous liver tumors with skeletal metastasis...
- Gamma knife surgery for skull base meningiomasRobert M Starke
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
J Neurosurg 116:588-97. 2012b>Skull base meningiomas are challenging tumors owing in part to their close proximity to important neurovascular structures...
- Endoscopic pedicled nasoseptal flap reconstruction for pediatric skull base defectsRupali N Shah
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Laryngoscope 119:1067-75. 2009..radioanatomic analysis of computed tomography (CT) scans to determine limitations of the nasoseptal flap in pediatric skull base reconstruction and to describe clinical outcomes after using the nasoseptal flap in six pediatric patients.
- Reconstruction techniques in skull base surgeryFilippo Gagliardi
Department of Neurosurgery, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
J Craniofac Surg 22:1015-20. 2011..A variety of endoscopic pedicled mucosal flaps within the nasal cavity have also been described. The different reconstruction techniques are described and discussed in terms of indications, advantages, and drawbacks...
- A comparison of craniofacial morphology in patients with and without facial asymmetry--a three-dimensional analysis with computed tomographyT G Kwon
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University, Samduck 2 Ga, Jung Gu, Daegu 700 421, South Korea
Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:43-8. 2006..The asymmetric condyle position was found to be associated with skull base characteristics...
- Utility of novel 3-dimensional stereoscopic vision system for endoscopic sinonasal and skull-base surgeryR Peter Manes
Comprehensive Skull Base Program, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 1:191-7. 2011The objective of this pilot study was to evaluate the utility of novel 3-dimensional (3D) endoscopy during endoscopic sinonasal and skull base surgery.
- Postauricular, transpetrous, presigmoid approach for extensive skull base tumors in the petroclival region: the successes and the travailsSanjay Behari
Department of Neurosurgery, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:1633-45. 2010..This study reviews the surgical technique, corridors of extension, and complications encountered utilizing this approach for excising extensive lesions in these locations...
- Automated registration of intraoperative CT image data for navigated skull base surgeryG Eggers
Department of Oral and Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
Minim Invasive Neurosurg 51:15-20. 2008..Furthermore, registration can be performed fully automatically. The accuracy of this method for skull base surgery was investigated in this study.
- A canine case of skull base meningioma treated with hydroxyureaShinji Tamura
Tamura Animal Clinic, Hiroshima, Japan
J Vet Med Sci 69:1313-5. 2007An 11-year-old female miniature schnauzer was tentatively diagnosed with the skull base meningioma, based on several examinations...
- Endoscopic surgery of the anterior skull baseJohn D Casler
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Laryngoscope 115:16-24. 2005Traditional surgical approaches to the anterior skull base often involve craniotomy, facial incisions, disruption of skeletal framework, tracheotomy, and an extended hospital stay...
- Three-dimensional and 2-dimensional endoscopic exposure of midline cranial base targets using expanded endonasal and transcranial approachesJonathan Roth
Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
Neurosurgery 65:1116-28; discussion 1128-30. 2009..To integrate these approaches into neurosurgical practice, the extent of their anatomic exposure must be compared with that provided by more traditional transcranial approaches...
- Intraosseous dural arteriovenous fistula of the skull base associated with hearing loss. Case reportMyoung Soo Kim
Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea
J Neurosurg 96:952-5. 2002..The authors report a case in which an intraosseous DAVF and associated hearing loss probably resulted from cochlear nerve or vascular compression caused by the draining vein or nidus of the DAVF...
- [Using of titanium mesh for the reconstruction of skull base defect]Zhi li Ni
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital University of Medical Science, Beijing 100053, China
Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 41:351-4. 2006The purpose of this study is to evaluate the possibility and surgical principle of titanium mesh used for the reconstruction of skull base bone defect.
- Robotic skull base surgery via supraorbital keyhole approach: a cadaveric studyWei Chen Hong
Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Neurosurgery 72:33-8. 2013The supraorbital keyhole approach has been used in anterior skull base tumor and aneurysm surgery. However, there are debates regarding the safety and limitations of this kind of approach.
- Gasket seal closure for extended endonasal endoscopic skull base surgery: efficacy in a large case seriesVictor Garcia-Navarro
Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
World Neurosurg 80:563-8. 2013..To assess long-term efficacy of the gasket seal, a method for watertight closure of the cranial base using autologous fascia lata held in place by a rigid buttress, in a large case series...
- Quality of life instruments for skull base pathology: systematic review and methodologic appraisalJohn R de Almeida
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Head Neck 35:1221-31. 2013Several quality of life (QOL) instruments exist for skull base pathology, however, there have been no attempts to appraise and systematically review these instruments.
- Surgical resection of pediatric skull base meningiomasJan Karl Burkhardt
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Frauenklinikstrasse 10, Zurich 8091, Switzerland
Childs Nerv Syst 29:83-7. 2013Meningiomas in children are rare, especially those located at the skull base. In this study, we report our experience of meningioma surgery in the pediatric population and compare our findings of skull base (SB) versus non-skull base (NSB)..
- Practical and technical aspects of trans-sphenoidal surgeryR Chamoun
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
J Neurosurg Sci 55:265-75. 2011..With enhanced knowledge and understanding of the surgical anatomy of the skull base, the application of extended transsphenoidal approaches became possible, thus widening significantly the ..
- Surgical nuances for nasoseptal flap reconstruction of cranial base defects with high-flow cerebrospinal fluid leaks after endoscopic skull base surgeryJames K Liu
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07101, USA
Neurosurg Focus 32:E7. 2012..endonasal approaches have allowed for a minimally invasive solution for removal of a variety of ventral skull base lesions, including intradural tumors...
- Important prognostic factors in patients with skull base erosion from nasopharyngeal carcinoma after radiotherapyT X Lu
Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Center, Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 51:589-98. 2001PURPOSE: To evaluate the long-term outcome and prognostic factors in patients with skull base erosion from nasopharyngeal carcinoma after initial radiotherapy (RT)...
- Detecting plasma Epstein-Barr virus DNA to diagnose postradiation nasopharyngeal skull base lesions in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients: a prospective studyFa Ya Liang
Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510120, P R China
Chin J Cancer 31:142-9. 2012The diagnosis of postradiation nasopharyngeal skull base lesions in petients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is still a tough problem in clinical practice. An early and accurate diagnosis is important for subsequent management...
- Extended endoscopic endonasal approach to the skull baseO L Arbolay
Department of Neurosurgery, Hermanos Ameijeiras Hospital, La Habana City, Cuba
Minim Invasive Neurosurg 52:114-8. 2009Different approaches to the skull base have been developed through the sphenoidal sinus. Traditional boundaries of the trans-sphenoidal approach can be extended in antero-posterior and lateral planes...
- Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor in the anterior skull base associated with neurofibromatosis type 1--case reportRyo Ueda
Department of Neurosurgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 44:38-42. 2004A 36-year-old man presented with a tumor in the anterior skull base manifesting as headache and visual disturbance. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1) was identified in early childhood in the patient, and also in his father...
- Anterior pedicle lateral nasal wall flap: a novel technique for the reconstruction of anterior skull base defectsGustavo Hadad
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical School of Ciudad de Rosario, Provincia de Santa Fe, Republica Argentina
Laryngoscope 121:1606-10. 2011..We present the anatomic foundations of a novel anterior pedicled lateral wall flap (Hadad-Bassagaisteguy 2 or HB2 flap) for the vascularized reconstruction of anterior skull base defects.
- Osteoma of the skull base and sinusesChristos Georgalas
Department of Otolaryngology, Endoscopic Skull Base Centre, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 44:875-90, vii. 2011..We believe that the vast majority of frontal sinus osteomata can be managed endoscopically, and that only significant anterior or extreme infero-lateral extension constitute major limiting factors...
- Lateral approaches to the skull baseE Zanoletti
Otochirurgia Otorinolaringoiatria Az Ospedaliera Università di Padova, Padova, Italy
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 32:281-7. 2012Progress in the study of skull base anatomy and the different lesions involving it has led to more and more precise knowledge of the site...
- [Force-based local navigation in robot-assisted implantation bed anlage in the lateral skull base. An experimental study]P K Plinkert
Klinik und Poliklinik für Hals Nasen Ohrenheilkunde, Universitatskliniken des Saarlandes, Homburg Saar
HNO 50:233-9. 2002..Our examinations showed a successful reaming of an implant bed in the lateral scull base with a robot. Because of a force controlled reaming process locale navigation is possible and enables careful thrilling with a robot...
- Surgery on the lateral skull base with the navigated controlled drill employed for a mastoidectomy (pre clinical evaluation)M Hofer
BMBF Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery ICCAS, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Stud Health Technol Inform 125:179-84. 2007..Following results were received: 1. Risk structure segmentation is feasible 2. The drill and a phantom can be registered. 3. With NC the resection is faster, more accurate and with no risk structures damage. 4. The phantom is suitable...
- Diffusion MR imaging features of skull base osteomyelitis compared with skull base malignancyB Ozgen
Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 32:179-84. 2011..SBO is a life-threatening infection that may have radiologic features similar to those of the neoplastic processes. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the DWI findings in SBO to facilitate the differential diagnosis...
- Premature craniosynostosis--the role of skull base surgery in its correction. A surgical and radiological experience of 172 operated infants/childrenB J Schaller
University of Oradea, Romania
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 40:195-200. 2012..Functional impairment is caused either by a pathological growth pattern or increased intracranial pressure. The indications for surgery are to increase intracranial volume and to correct aesthetics...
- The incidence of invasion and metastasis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma at different anatomic sites in the skull baseJun Han
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Xuanwu Hospital of Capital University of Medical Science, Beijing 100053, China
Anat Rec (Hoboken) 295:1252-9. 2012..incidence of direct invasion and metastasis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) at different anatomic sites in the skull base using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
- Extended endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery: from the sella to the anterior and posterior cranial fossaAmanda Oostra
Department of Neurosurgery, Slotervaart Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ANZ J Surg 82:122-30. 2012b>Skull base surgery has gone through significant changes with the development of extended endoscopic endonasal approaches over the last decade...
- Endoscopic nasoseptal flap repair of skull base defects: is addition of a dural sealant necessary?Jean Anderson Eloy
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07103, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 147:161-6. 2012We compared the incidence of postoperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks in patients undergoing endoscopic skull base repair with a pedicled nasoseptal flap (PNSF) with or without the addition of a dural sealant.
- Tactile dysgeusia: a new clinical observation of middle ear and skull base surgeryJoseph M Chen
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, M102 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Laryngoscope 118:99-103. 2008To describe a new clinical observation of "tactile dysgeusia," a phenomenon associated with otologic and skull base surgery likely caused by injury to the chorda tympani nerve (CTN) or the nervus intermedius (NI) with subsequent aberrant ..
- Bilateral traumatic abducens nerve palsy associated with skull base fracture--case reportMakoto Katsuno
Department of Emergency and Critical Care, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 47:307-9. 2007A 29-year-old man presented with skull base fractures involving the bilateral petrous bones and clivus to the posterior clinoid process manifesting as bilateral abducens nerves palsy...
- Salvage endoscopic nasoseptal flap repair of persistent cerebrospinal fluid leak after open skull base surgeryJean Anderson Eloy
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, USA
Am J Otolaryngol 33:735-40. 2012Persistent cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea after open skull base surgery can be challenging to manage due to the risk of meningitis, brain abscess, surgical morbidity associated with revision craniotomy, and the lack of available ..
- Analysis of prognostic factors in 146 patients with anterior skull base sarcoma: an international collaborative studyZiv Gil
Department of Surgery, Head and Neck Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
Cancer 110:1033-41. 2007..power to assess the role of surgery and radiotherapy in the management of sarcomas involving the anterior skull base. For this study, an international collaborative study group analyzed a large cohort of patients who underwent ..
- [Applications for a robot in the lateral skull base. Evaluation of robot-assisted mastoidectomy in an anatomic specimen]P K Plinkert
Klinik und Poliklinik für Hals Nasen Ohrenheilkunde, Universitätskliniken des Saarlandes UKH, Kirrberger Strasse, 66421 Homburg Saar
HNO 49:514-22. 2001..Their site of implantation is localized in the lateral skull base. Removal of the bone mass with the reamer requires both great precision and considerable physical effort on the ..
- Ruptured internal carotid pseudoaneurysm in a nasopharyngeal carcinoma patient with skull base osteoradionecrosisHsin Chien Chen
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:388-90. 2004
- A controlled laboratory and clinical evaluation of a three-dimensional endoscope for endonasal sinus and skull base surgeryRupali N Shah
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:141-4. 2011..Its clinical value was then evaluated during endoscopic sinus and skull base surgical cases.
- High incidence of optic canal involvement in tuberculum sellae meningiomas: rationale for aggressive skull base approachBurak Sade
Brain Tumor and Neuro Oncology Center, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Surg Neurol 72:118-23; discussion 123. 2009..Current literature on TSMs underemphasizes the significance of OCI by the tumor. In this study, we aimed to document the incidence of OCI, its management using a SBT, and its significance with relation to the visual outcome...
- Inflammatory pseudotumor of the cavernous sinus and skull baseTodd McCall
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 3B409, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132, USA
Neurosurg Rev 29:194-200. 2006..These lesions are rapidly responsive to steroid therapy. Surgery is typically indicated for biopsy only, but complete resection may be justified for lesions outside the cavernous sinus...
- Imaging of skull base cerebrospinal fluid leaks in adultsKristen M Lloyd
Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Radiology 248:725-36. 2008Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak occurs when there is an osseous and dural defect at the skull base, with direct communication of the subarachnoid space to the extracranial space, usually a paranasal sinus...
- Skull base reconstructionMario J Imola
Center for Craniofacial Skull Base Surgery, Denver, Colorado, USA
Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 11:282-90. 2003Reconstruction of skull base defects following tumor resection is of paramount importance in avoiding serious and life-threatening complications...
- Prophylactic intravenous nimodipine treatment in skull base surgery: pharmacokinetic aspectsC Scheller
University of Halle Wittenberg, Department of Neurosurgery, Halle Saale, Germany
J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg 73:153-9. 2012..Nimodipine is primarily used in subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Clinical trials revealed also a beneficial effect of prophylactic nimodipine treatment on cranial nerve functions following vestibular schwannoma surgery...
- Posterior pedicle lateral nasal wall flap: new reconstructive technique for large defects of the skull baseCarlos M Rivera-Serrano
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:e212-6. 2011Indications for expanded endoscopic approaches continue to grow, resulting in larger and more complex skull base defects. Reconstructive developments, however, have lagged our extirpative capabilities...
- Intraoperative facial nerve motor evoked potential monitoring during skull base surgery predicts long-term facial nerve function outcomesMasafumi Fukuda
Department of Neurosurgery, Brain Research Institute, University of Niigata, Japan
Neurol Res 33:578-82. 2011This study was designed to clarify whether facial nerve motor evoked potentials (FNMEPs) elicited by transcranial electrical stimulation during skull base surgery are useful for predicting long-term facial nerve function.
- [Transnasal endoscopic approaches to the cranial base]Tomasz Lyson
Klinika Neurochirurgii, Uniwersytet Medyczny w Białymstoku, Białystok
Neurol Neurochir Pol 47:63-73. 2013..The authors of this contribution use most of these approaches in their endoscopic skull base surgery...
- Endoscopic endonasal anatomy and approaches to the anterior skull base: a neurosurgeon's viewpointBashar Abuzayed
Department of Neurosurgery, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
J Craniofac Surg 21:529-37. 2010The objective of this study was to review the endoscopic anatomy of the anterior skull base, defining the pitfalls of endoscopic endonasal approaches to this region...
- Endoscopic management of skull base defects associated with persistent pneumocephalus following previous open repair: a preliminary reportDavid W Clark
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Texas Sinus Institute, Texas Skull Base Institute, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142:820-6. 2010To describe the management of anterior skull base defects in patients who present with pneumocephalus after previous open neurosurgical intervention.
- Prevention and management of skull base injuryEsther Kim
Division of Rhinology, Department of Otolaryngology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 7209 Medical Center East South Tower, 1215 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232 8605, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:809-16. 2010b>Skull base defects and injuries are rare, but may occur during endoscopic sinus surgery, as a result of facial trauma, or as a result of tumors in the anterior cranial fossa...
- Prevention and management of vascular injuries in endoscopic surgery of the sinonasal tract and skull baseC Arturo Solares
Department of Otolaryngology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30907, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:817-25. 2010..These techniques have been further expanded to manage skull base pathologies. This expansion has been facilitated by a better understanding of the endonasal skull base anatomy...
- World Health Organization Grades II and III meningiomas are rare in the cranial base and spineBurak Sade
Brain Tumor Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Neurosurgery 61:1194-8; discussion 1198. 2007..This study was undertaken to assess a possible relationship between the tumor location and the incidence of World Health Organization (WHO) Grades II and III meningiomas...
- Clinical utility of the inferior turbinate flaps in the reconstruction of the nasal septum and skull baseDong Hoon Lee
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Chonnam National University Medical School and Hwasun Hospital, Hwasun, South Korea
J Craniofac Surg 23:e322-6. 2012..been used for the repair of the septal perforation, and the PPITF has been used for the reconstruction of the skull base. Because of the technical difficulties of endoscopic preparation of the ITF, clinical studies on endoscopic ..
- Anterior and middle cranial fossa skull base reconstruction using microvascular free tissue techniques: surgical complications and functional outcomesErnest S Chiu
Tulane Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
Ann Plast Surg 60:514-20. 2008Surgical ablation for oncologic disease requiring skull base resection can result in both facial disfigurement and a complex wound defect with exposed orbital content, oral cavity, bone, and dural lining...
- Pulsed laser-induced liquid jet for skull base tumor removal with vascular preservation through the transsphenoidal approach: a clinical investigationYoshikazu Ogawa
Department of Neurosurgery, Kohnan Hospital, Nagamachiminami, Taihaku ku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 153:823-30. 2011..To overcome these problems, we have developed a pulsed laser-induced liquid jet (LILJ) system to dissect tumor tissue with preservation of fine blood vessels within deep and narrow working spaces and evaluated its utility and safety...
- Intracranial infection as a common complication following war missile skull base injuryB Splavski
Division of Neurosurgery, Osijek University Hospital, Osijek, Croatia
Injury 31:233-7. 2000..therapy, and early surgery in the management of intracranial infection following war missile penetrating skull base injury. There were 21 skull base missile injuries treated surgically in a 4-year period...
- First clinical evaluation of the navigated controlled drill at the lateral skull baseM Hofer
BMBF Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery ICCAS, University of Leipzig, Germany
Stud Health Technol Inform 132:171-3. 2008Surgery on the lateral skull base puts delicate structures at risk. To support the surgeon in identifying and protecting the risk structures the principle of Navigated Control (NC) can be used for preventing iatrogenic injuries...
- Endoscopic endonasal repair of anterior skull base non-traumatic cerebrospinal fluid leaks, meningoceles, and encephalocelesGurston G Nyquist
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10065, USA
J Neurosurg 113:961-6. 2010..endonasal approach has become the preferred technique for CSF leak and encephalocele repair of the anterior skull base. The purpose of this study is to identify patient characteristics; review adjunctive perioperative treatments, ..
- Anteriorly based inferior turbinate flap for endoscopic skull base reconstructionZiv Gil
The Head and Neck Surgery Unit, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel Tel Aviv, Israel
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 146:842-7. 2012In the absence of the nasal septal flap, there is limited ability to reconstruct the anterior skull base because of the paucity of alternative intranasal vascularized flaps...
- 10 pearls for safe endoscopic skull base surgeryMadeleine R Schaberg
Department of Otolaryngology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1305 York Avenue, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10065, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:945-54. 2010The introduction of the endoscopic endonasal approach for the management of lesions of the skull base has produced a paradigm shift in the way complicated lesions of this complex anatomic location are managed...
- Endoscopic endonasal surgery (EES) in skull base repairs and CSF leakageC Bachert
ENT-Department Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 54:179-89. 2000This report aims to summarise the current role of Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery (EES) for skull base and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage repair, to provide some guidelines for the clinical diagnosis and technical procedures of repair, to ..
- Efficacy of the pedicled nasoseptal flap without cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion for repair of skull base defects: incidence of postoperative CSF leaksJean Anderson Eloy
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2:397-401. 2012The advances in endoscopic skull base surgery have led to the resection of increasingly larger cranial base lesions and the creation of larger skull base defects with the potential for increased postoperative high-flow cerebrospinal fluid ..
- Endoscopic management of anterior skull base encephalocelesMark E Boseley
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 113:30-3. 2004Encephaloceles are relatively rare phenomena produced by the protrusion of brain and dura through an anterior skull base defect. Although they can occur as congenital defects, encephaloceles can also present after trauma...
- Inferior turbinate pedicle flap for endoscopic skull base defect repairRichard J Harvey
Department of Otolaryngology Skull Base Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:522-6. 2009Endoscopic skull base reconstruction (ESBR) is an important advance in the management of skull base defects...
- Orthopedic cervical headgear with an expanded inner bow in class II correctionM Kirjavainen
Department of Pedodontics and Orthodontics, University of Helsinki, Finland
Angle Orthod 70:317-25. 2000..The cephalometric analysis suggested that the observed improvement of the occlusion was due to an inhibition of forward growth of the maxilla and anterior downward rotation of the palate...
- History of endoscopic skull base surgery: its evolution and current realityDaniel M Prevedello
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
J Neurosurg 107:206-13. 2007..between otorhinolaryngologists and neurosurgeons has produced a new subspecialty of "endoscopic skull base surgery...
- Enabling an unimpeded surgical approach to the skull base in patients with cranial hyperostosis, exemplarily demonstrated for craniometaphyseal dysplasiaPhilipp Juergens
Department of Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Switzerland
J Neurosurg 115:528-35. 2011..Skull bone more than 50 mm thick in some regions was reduced to physiological thickness. The patient was thus in a stage that neurosurgical interventions could be performed with a regular risk within a reasonable time of treatment...
- Latissimus dorsi free flap reconstruction of anterior skull base defectsAngelique Girod
Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery Unit, Institut Curie, 26 Rue d Ulm, 75005 Paris, France
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 40:177-9. 2012Surgery of extensive skull base tumour results of a defect of soft and hard tissue and dura. Free flap reconstruction provides tissue to restore the defect and separate the intracranial content from the bacterial flora of the nasal fossae...
- Prevertebral corridor: posterior pathway for reconstruction of the ventral skull baseAbdullah Durmaz
Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
J Craniofac Surg 22:848-53. 2011..flaps, such as the pericranial and temporoparietal fascia flaps, are currently used for reconstruction of skull base defects after endoscopic endonasal surgery whenever local vascularized flaps, such as the nasoseptal flap, are ..
- Mucocele rate after endoscopic skull base reconstruction using vascularized pedicled flapsBenjamin S Bleier
Department of Otology and Laryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:186-7. 2011Postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leak is a significant risk after endoscopic skull base surgery. Recently, novel reconstructive techniques using vascularized pedicled mucosal flaps have been applied to decrease this potential risk...
- Mucocele after transnasal endoscopic repair of traumatic anterior skull base fistula in childrenBenjamin Verillaud
Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hopital d Enfants Armand Trousseau, APHP and University Paris VI, 26 Avenue Arnold Netter, 75571 Paris Cedex 12, France
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:1137-42. 2011To report the long-term sinonasal complications after endoscopic repair of anterior skull base fractures in children. This study describes mucocele formation in 6 patients treated endoscopically for posttraumatic CSF fistulae...
- Skull base trauma: diagnosis and managementMadjid Samii
Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover College of Medicine, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, D 30625 Hannover, Germany
Neurol Res 24:147-56. 2002..Extensive dural laceration and severe neurovascular damage may accompany skull base injuries...
- Endoscopic endonasal surgery of the midline skull base: anatomical study and clinical considerationsLuigi M Cavallo
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Neurosurg Focus 19:E2. 2005The midline skull base is an anatomical area that extends from the anterior limit of the cranial fossa down to the anterior border of the foramen magnum...
- One thousand endoscopic skull base surgical procedures demystifying the infection potential: incidence and description of postoperative meningitis and brain abscessesYuriko Kono
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:77-83. 2011Endonasal endoscopic skull base surgery (ESBS) is perceived as having a high risk of infection because it is performed through the sinuses, which are not sterile.
- Endoscopic endonasal versus open transcranial resection of anterior midline skull base meningiomasRicardo J Komotar
Department of Neurological Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
World Neurosurg 77:713-24. 2012To assess the advantages and limitations of the endoscopic endonasal approach to anterior skull base meningiomas, a minimally invasive approach that avoids extensive bone drilling, brain retraction, and manipulation of nerves and critical ..
- Parapharyngeal neuroglial heterotopia extending through the skull base in a neonate with airway obstructionThierry A G M Huisman
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, University Hospital Zurich, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
J Pediatr Surg 42:1764-7. 2007..Preoperative identification of intracranial extension is essential for planning surgery to prevent postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leaks or possible meningitis...
- An integrated system for planning, navigation and robotic assistance for skull base surgeryTian Xia
Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
Int J Med Robot 4:321-30. 2008We developed an image-guided robot system to provide mechanical assistance for skull base drilling, which is performed to gain access for some neurosurgical interventions, such as tumour resection...
- Localization and infliction pattern of iatrogenic skull base defects following endoscopic sinus surgery at a teaching hospitalKlaus Bumm
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Waldstrasse 1, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Auris Nasus Larynx 36:671-6. 2009..We present our results of over 14 years of experience from endoscopic repair of CSF rhinorrhea with long-term follow-up...
- Navigated surgery at the lateral skull base and registration and preoperative imagery: experimental resultsFlorian Kral
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:144-50. 2011To assess factors that affect the accuracy of navigated surgery at the human lateral skull base, including the choice of registration procedures and preoperative computed tomography (CT) section thickness, and to compare target ..
- Transoral robotic surgery of the skull base: a cadaver and feasibility studyJohn Y K Lee
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 72:181-7. 2010The goal of this study was to determine the potential role as well as the current limitations of the da Vinci Surgical System robot in transoral surgery of the skull base.
- Skull base growth in childhoodS Sgouros
Department of Craniofacial Surgery, Birmingham Children s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Pediatr Neurosurg 31:259-68. 1999While studying skull base changes in craniosynostosis, it became apparent that there is a lack of reference studies quantifying the changes of three-dimensional (3D) parameters of the normal skull base throughout childhood...
- Skull base approaches in the pediatric populationZiv Gil
Skull Base Surgery Unit and the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, 6 Weizmann St, Tel Aviv 64239, Israel
Head Neck 27:682-9. 2005This study aimed to examine the surgical, oncologic, and developmental results of infants and children undergoing extirpation of skull base tumors.
- Angiogenesis and skin carcinomas with skull base invasion: a case-control studyClaudio R Cernea
Department of Head and Neck Surgery, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Head Neck 26:396-400. 2004..In this study, the expression of CD34 in basal cell carcinomas ( BCCs) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) with skull base invasion was compared with that in tumors with good outcome.
- Phenotypic manifestations and management of hyperostosis cranialis interna, a hereditary bone dysplasia affecting the calvaria and the skull baseJ J Waterval
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Am J Med Genet A 152:547-55. 2010..bone disorder that is characterized by endosteal hyperostosis and osteosclerosis of the calvaria and the skull base (OMIM 144755)...
- Diagnosis and management of skull base osteoradionecrosis after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinomaXiao ming Huang
Department of Otolaryngology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, P R China
Laryngoscope 116:1626-31. 2006The objective of this study was to investigate the diagnosis and management of skull base osteoradionecrosis (ORN) after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC).
- Central skull base osteomyelitis in patients without otitis externa: imaging findingsPatrick C Chang
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:1310-6. 2003b>Skull base osteomyelitis typically arises as a complication of ear infection in older diabetic patients, involves the temporal bone, and has Pseudomonas aeruginosa as the usual pathogen...
- Skull base osteomyelitis: the effect of comorbid disease on hospitalizationVanessa S Rothholtz
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, California 92868, USA
Laryngoscope 118:1917-24. 2008b>Skull base osteomyelitis is a rare disease that has a high morbidity and mortality rate if diagnosis and treatment are delayed. Our objective was to perform a more detailed analysis of skull base osteomyelitis in the inpatient population...
- A novel reconstructive technique after endoscopic expanded endonasal approaches: vascular pedicle nasoseptal flapGustavo Hadad
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical School of Ciudad de Rosario, Provincia de Santa Fe, Republica Argentina
Laryngoscope 116:1882-6. 2006In patients with large dural defects of the anterior and ventral skull base after endonasal skull base surgery, there is a significant risk of a postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leak after reconstruction...
- Stereotactic proton beam therapy of skull base meningiomasF J Vernimmen
Department of Radiation Oncology, Tygerberg Hospital, Tygerberg, South Africa
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 49:99-105. 2001To review outcomes for patients with skull base meningiomas treated using the stereotactic proton beam at the National Accelerator Center (NAC), Republic of South Africa.
- The natural evolution of endoscopic approaches in skull base surgery: robotic-assisted surgery?I Dallan
Otorhinolaryngologic Unit, University of Insubria, Italy
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 31:390-4. 2011..This is particularly intriguing in skull base regions...
- Tumefactive fibroinflammatory lesion of the neck with progressive invasion of the meninges, skull base, orbit, and brainA I Holodny
Department of Radiology, New Jersey Medical School, University Hospital, 150 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 22:876-9. 2001..The lesion caused destruction of the skull base and a subdural hematoma...
- Expanded endonasal approach: the rostrocaudal axis. Part II. Posterior clinoids to the foramen magnumAmin Kassam
Department of Neurosurgery, Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Center, Center for Cranial Base Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Neurosurg Focus 19:E4. 2005..Recently, however, the standard endonasal approach has been expanded to provide access to other parasellar lesions. With the addition of the endoscope, this expansion has significant potential for the resection of skull base lesions.
- Cranial base growth in patients with Down syndrome: a longitudinal studyJuan J Alio
Prophylaxis, Odonthopediatrics and Orthodontics Department, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 133:729-37. 2008..The purpose of this study was to assess the growth of the cranial base in a sample of patients diagnosed with Down syndrome (DS)...
- Expanded endonasal approach: fully endoscopic, completely transnasal approach to the middle third of the clivus, petrous bone, middle cranial fossa, and infratemporal fossaAmin B Kassam
Minimally Invasive Endoneurosurgical Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Neurosurg Focus 19:E6. 2005..third of the clivus and the region around the petrous internal carotid artery (ICA) is a difficult area of the skull base in terms of access...
- Temporalis muscle flap for reconstruction of skull base defectsJesse E Smith
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
Head Neck 32:199-203. 2010The temporalis muscle flap (TMF) is a valuable reconstructive technique utilized in a variety of challenging defects. However, its use for repair of skull base defects is less commonly reported.
- Fibrous dysplasia involving the skull base and temporal boneL R Lustig
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, JHOC Sixth Floor, 601 N Caroline St, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:1239-47. 2001To gain a broader appreciation of the clinical presentation, operative treatment, and outcome of patients with fibrous dysplasia involving the skull base.
- Radiology of skull base neoplasmsD D Durden
Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 34:1043-64, vii. 2001Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging are used routinely to stage skull base neoplasms preoperatively, define the extent of the tumor, identify perineural spread, plan surgery and radiation therapy, and evaluate the ..
- Skull base abnormalities in osteogenesis imperfecta: a cephalometric evaluation of 54 patients and 108 control volunteersOuti Kovero
Department of Oral Radiology, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
J Neurosurg 105:361-70. 2006..The head is often abnormally shaped, and changes in skull base anatomy in the form of basilar impression and basilar invagination have been reported...
- [Skull base surgery techniques in the treatment of pituitary adenomas]Wiesław Bonicki
Kliniki Neurochirurgii CSK MSWiA, Kliniki Nowotworów Głowy i Szyi Centrum Onkologii, Kliniki Otorynolaryngologii Wydziału Stomatologii, Zakład Anatomii Prawidłowej, Akademii Medycznej w Warszawie
Neurol Neurochir Pol 36:1121-30; discussion 1131-3. 2002..The skull base surgery techniques not only allow to minimize the surgery-related trauma of the brain, but also improve the ..
- Long-term outcomes of fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy for intracranial skull base benign meningiomas in single institutionShunsuke Onodera
Department of Radiation Medicine, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, North 15, West 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
Jpn J Clin Oncol 41:462-8. 2011..the outcome of linac-based fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy over the last 10 years for intracranial skull base benign meningiomas in patients who were inoperable, who had residual tumors with some components of high mitotic ..
- Pediatric Percutaneous Cochlear Implantation Clinical Validation &ImplementationRobert F Labadie; Fiscal Year: 2012..PCI reduces CI surgery to a single pass of a drill from the lateral skull base to the cochlea...
- mTOR signaling and sporadic chordomasSangyeul Han; Fiscal Year: 2010..This project is aimed to examine genetic mutation in chordomas and to generate chordoma animal models, and thus has significance in public health. ..
- Third International Chordoma Research Workshop: Catalyzing New Advances in ChordoEDWARD LES; Fiscal Year: 2011..The outcome of this workshop will translate to improved treatments for patients with this deadly bone cancer. ..
- PROTON RADIATION THERAPY RESEARCHThomas F DeLaney; Fiscal Year: 2013..patients with non-small cell lung cancer, liver tumors, pediatric medulloblastoma and rhabdomyosarcoma, spine/skull base sarcomas, and paranasal sinus malignancies...
- Computer Modeled Multiportal Approaches to the Skull BaseKris Moe; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Lesions of the anterior and middle skull base are diverse in their etiology and cause significant morbidity due to close proximity to the carotid arteries, brain, orbits, optic nerves and chiasm...
- GENETIC REGULATORY NETWORK IN CRANIOFACIAL DEVELOPMENTWei Hsu; Fiscal Year: 2013..of viscerocranium and neurocranium, which is subdivided into the calvarium/skull vault and chondrocranium/skull base. During development of the calvarium, cranial sutures serve as growth centers for skeletogenesis...
- Robotic Natural Orifice Skull Base SurgeryROBERT JAMES WEBSTER; Fiscal Year: 2013..objective of this proposal is to reduce the invasiveness and increase the safety of surgical procedures at the skull base by introducing a new robotic system for natural orifice skull base surgery...
- High-Performance Cone-Beam CT Guidance of Head and Neck SurgeryJeffrey H Siewerdsen; Fiscal Year: 2010..in challenging interventional tasks, including ethmoid sinus ablation, trans-sphenoid approach to the CNS, and skull base lesion excision;and 3...
- Targeting Deep Brain Tumors with MRI-Insertable Magnetic Gradients and NanoparticIRVING WEINBERG; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Dynamic Vocal Fold Abduction for Bilateral ParalysisMichael Broniatowski; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- WEARABLE ARTIFICIAL LABYRINTH IN MOTION SICKNESS/VERTIGOWESLEY KRUEGER; Fiscal Year: 2005..and in the rehabilitative process in patients with dizziness following vestibular nerve section or removal of a skull base lesion such as acoustic tumor...
- Precision Freehand Sculpting for Skull BaseConstantinos Nikou; Fiscal Year: 2009b>Skull base surgery is technically the most demanding of all of the neurosurgical procedures because of the intertwining of the hard, thick skull and delicate neural and vascular structures...
- An Integrated CT-based Image-Guided Neurosurgical SystemSenhu Li; Fiscal Year: 2013..The product will use advanced imaging methods to produce low-artifact soft tissue images, even in the skull base and posterior fossa, which are typically challenging regions for x-ray imagers...
- GENE THERAPY FOR LARYNGEAL PARALYSISPaul Flint; Fiscal Year: 2004..paralysis usually occurs as a result of the surgical removal of tumor involving the head and neck region and skull base. Thyroid surgery, carotid endarterectomy, cardiothoracic and primary lung procedures may also result in ..
- An Integrated CT-based Image-Guided Neurosurgical SystemJOSEPH STAYMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005..In many difficult procedures that involve vital structures, like the resection of tumors at the skull base, image-guidance can be a necessity...
- Modeling meningioma growth orthotopically in the nude mouseAnita Lal; Fiscal Year: 2007..techniques of local drug delivery specifically to meningiomas which grow on the surface of the brain or the skull base, and for investigations into the unique tumor-host interactions of meningiomas...
- Therapeutic Studies of Primary CNS Malignancies-NABTTGene Barnett; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Nanostenting Hydrogels for Sinus SurgeryRICHARD ORLANDI; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results of these Phase I studies will determine the feasibility and the optimal chemical properties of a nanostenting HA gel for human trials. ..
- Cognitive Studies of Temporal Lobe Function in ManGuila Glosser; Fiscal Year: 2003..b) To assess the usefulness of presurgical fMRI activation measures during an allocentric spatial memory task for predicting memory performance following ATL. ..
- THE ROLE OF BHLH GENES IN GLIOGENESIS AND GLIOMA BIOLOGYRobert Rostomily; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Gene therapy for treatment of craniofacial dysplasiaStephanos Kyrkanides; Fiscal Year: 2004..Completion of this study will aid in the development of novel therapies for the management of genetic disorders. ..
- Mineral and Mechanical Properties of BoneSarandeep Huja; Fiscal Year: 2005..Future interventional studies will examine the mechanisms for the initial and the long-term adaptive response in material properties of bone. ..
- Does peripheral localized chronic inflammation predispose to neurodegeneration?Stephanos Kyrkanides; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Trigeminal Neuralgia Association 5th National ConferenceAlbert Rhoton; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Optical imaging of epilepsy in rat and human neocortexTHEODORE SCHWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2007..These experiments will set the groundwork for implementing optical recordings in general clinical practice as a novel technique for mapping and predicting human seizures. ..
- Joint degeneration: Somatic mosaic analysis in a transgenic mouseStephanos Kyrkanides; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NEURONAL FUNCTION IN CRANIOFACIAL DEVELOPMENTStephanos Kyrkanides; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Recombinant FIV vectors for the delivery of siRNA therapy to jointsStephanos Kyrkanides; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..