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Cranial base surgery.
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PMID:  18088757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Surgery of the cranial base presents significant challenges for the surgeon and patient alike. The goal of ablative surgery-to obtain disease-free margins-contrasts with the patient's functional and esthetic needs. This comes into sharp juxtaposition in cranial base surgery. The technical and technologic advances of the last two decades have made surgical treatment of cranial base lesions possible. This article reviews the pathology, anatomy, and lateral and midline approaches to the cranial base.
Authors:
Sidney B Eisig; James Tait Goodrich
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1042-3699     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am     Publication Date:  2004 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9001454     Medline TA:  Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  595-605     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, 622 West 168(th) Street, New York, NY 10032, USA.
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