Revision endoscopic skull-base surgery

Aldo C. Stamm, João Flávio, Richard J. Harvey

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Revision skull-base surgery (SBS) should be practiced within a multidisciplinary team. • Standard endoscopic sinus instrumentation is often inadequate for SBS and specialized equipment is required. • Closure of large skull-base defects requires careful preoperative evaluation and planning of reconstructive options. • The use of pedicled mucosal flaps and a multilayered reconstruction is the key to closing large skull-base defects. • The potential for complications differs little from open SBS, but the ability for faster recovery and less morbidity is great.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRevision Sinus Surgery
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherSpringer, Springer Nature
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9783540789307
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


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