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Opening of the basal cisterna for evacuation of the cerebrospinal fluid is a well-recognized and effective method for brain relaxation in microneurosurgical approaches to the skull base especially in microvascular surgery 1) 2).

The interpeduncular cistern (or basal cistern) is one of the subarachnoid cisterns

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Vale FL, Bradley EL, Fisher WS 3rd. The relationship of subarachnoid hemorrhage and the need for postoperative shunting. J Neurosurg. 1997;86(3):462–6.
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Mura J, Figueiredo EG, Carmona P, Palma-Fellemberg A, de Faria JW. The anterior ventriculo-cisternostomy: the pioneers' work revisited. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2013;74(3):146–51
basal_cistern.txt · Last modified: 2016/11/28 09:05 (external edit)