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Free Article: Endoscopy in Aneurysm Surgery

Background: Surgical clipping with complete occlusion of the aneurysm and preservation of parent, branching, and perforating vessels remains the most definitive treatment for intracranial aneurysms.

Objective: To evaluate the benefit of endoscopic application during microsurgical procedures in a retrospective study.

Methods: One hundred eighty aneurysms were microsurgically treated in 124 operations. Three different applications of endoscopic visualization were used, depending on the respective requirements: inspection before clipping, clipping under endoscopic view, and postclipping evaluation.

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May 25, 2012 at 7:41 AM

Ahead of Print: Endoscopic Middle Cranial Fossa Reconstruction

Background: Reconstruction of the skull base is essential to prevent postoperative leakage of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). However, a reliable method of reconstructing the middle cranial fossa via a subtemporal keyhole is not available.

Objective: To determine whether less invasive reconstruction of the middle cranial fossa under endoscopic guidance using a pedicled deep temporal fascia approach via a subtemporal keyhole is feasible and useful.

Methods: The middle cranial fossa in four fresh cadaver heads was reconstructed using a 4-mm 0[degrees] rigid endoscope.

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February 15, 2012 at 7:44 AM

Video: Supraorbital Endoscopic Approach to Colloid Cyst

This video demonstrates a supraorbital endoscopic approach to colloid cyst in the third ventricle.
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November 16, 2011 at 8:00 AM

Video: The Endoscopic Diving Technique in Pituitary and Skull Base Surgery

This video demonstrates surgical applications of the diving technique.

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August 3, 2011 at 9:00 AM

Video: Intracranial Cysts Containing CSF-like Fluid: Results of Endoscopic Neurosurgery Video 4

This video demonstrates that the endoscopic fenestrations may be as wide and extended as the microsurgical ones. As soon as the neurovascular structures are identified, the arachnoid dissection is conducted in the optico-carotid cistern with the progressive exposure of optic nerve, ICA, MCA, and ACA.

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Written by NEUROSURGERY® Editorial Office

May 4, 2011 at 8:34 AM

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