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  • 2016-10-10

Foramen magnum meningiomas

Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2016;16(10). URL:
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In this key lecture, Dr. George focuses on foramen magnum meningiomas. 1. What is the difference between the craniocervical junction and the foramen magnum? 2. Anatomy of the JJC and FM 3. CCJ area pathologies; localization, intradural lesion or extradural lesion 4. Images of clinical cases 5. Three approaches: anterior approach, posterior approach, lateral approach 6. Classification for surgical planning 7. Origin of the tumor; 1. horizontal plane (anterior meningioma, lateral meningioma, posterior meningioma), 2. relation to the VA (below, above, both sides of VA), 3. relation to the dura 8. Intradural, extradural, combined 9. Preoperative preparation 10. Surgical technique 11. Clinical operation movie