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Carotid clival window

The CCW is delimited by the paraclival segment of the internal carotid artery ICA anterolaterally, the petrous bone posterolaterally, the clival dura medially, the synchondrosis inferiorly, and the cavernous sinus superiorly; therefore, this approach exposes an important nuance to augment the previous approaches for petroclival junction PCJ and retrocarotid space 1).

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Simal-Julián JA, Miranda-Lloret P, Botella-Asunción C, Kassam A. Full endoscopic endonasal expanded approach to the petroclival region: optimizing the carotid-clival window. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2014 Aug;156(8):1627-9. doi: 10.1007/s00701-014-2125-6. Epub 2014 May 23. Erratum in: Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2014 Oct;156(10):1927. Kassam, Armin [corrected to Kassam, Amin]. PubMed PMID: 24855022.
carotid_clival_window.txt · Last modified: 2016/01/22 08:52 (external edit)