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Clinical Professor Department of Orthopeadic Surgery University of Minnesota Edina, Minnesota Curtis A. D. Associate Chief, Spine Section Director of Spinal Research Division of Neurological Surgery Barrow Neurological Institute Phoenix, Arizona John R. D. Associate Clinical Professor Department of Orthopedics University of Louisville Louisville, Kentucky Vinco V. D. Chief and Professor Department of Neurosurgery University Hospital Center Ljubljana, Slovenia John S. S. International Spinal Development and Research Foundation Las Vegas, Nevada Randall F.
In some cases, transcranial and transsphenoidal approaches may be better suited to biopsy or to excise larger lesions that extend rostrally. Transfacial and transcranial approaches can be combined with the transoral approaches to treat more extensive lesions. For lesions that are anterior and midline but have enough lateral eccentricity to preclude the use of a transoral approach, the anterolateral approaches may be of use. The anterior extrapharyngeal approach has the added advantage of not crossing the oropharynx.
The posterior neck muscles are reattached to their origins, and the superficial fascia and skin are closed. Vertebral artery Spin accessory nerve FIGURE 1–7 Illustration of the exposure of the far lateral approach. After bone removal and dural opening, the lower cranial nerves, the cerebellum, the anterolateral medulla, anterior clivus, and cervicomedullary junction are exposed with minimal retraction requirements. ) 1 Ⅲ Surgical Approaches to the Craniovertebral Junction In the extreme lateral approach, a horseshoe incision is made from the lateral neck behind the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle up to the base of the mastoid and continued posteriorly to the midline along the superior nuchal line and then down the midline upper cervical levels.