Indications for anterior petrosectomy in skull base surgery
Epublication WebSurg.com, Apr 2010;10(04). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03envanloveren002
The indications of anterior petrosectomy have been downsized but it remains one of the major skull base approaches, especially for petroclival lesions located above the level of the Internal Auditory Canal (IAC). Its various indications and the rationale behind this approach are discussed.