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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lehmberg, J; Krieg, S M; Meyer, B 
Title:
Anterior clinoidectomy. 
Abstract:
The optic nerve within the optic canal, the parophthalmic segment of the carotid artery, and the oculomotor nerve in the superior orbital fissure all lay against the anterior clinoid process. Bone resection uncovers these structures.For extradural resection of the anterior clinoid process and surrounding bone, two key steps are recommended: bony opening of the superior orbital fissure, and transection of the orbitotemporal periosteal fold.Anterior clinoidectomy is technically challenging. Follow...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
156 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
415-9; discussion 419 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0001-6268 
TUM Institution:
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik