Anatomie logic of the foramen luschka in neurootologic surgery

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The authors emphasise the key role of the state of the foramen Luschka in indication of neurootologic surgical approaches. Blockage of the foramen of Luschka with a medium or big tumour may impaire the CSF circulation. In such case the lateral transtemporal approaches - translabyrinthine and transotic are the best options. In all other situations where there is no blockage of the CSF circulation in the affected pontocerebellar angle the choice of a surgical approach is determined by the state of hearing and character of disease. Surgical indications schould be elective and individually considered. Hasła indeksowe: neurootologia, otworki Luschki, osloniok nerwu przedsionkowo-ślimakowego ©by Polskie Towarzystwo Otorynolaryngologów - Chirurgów Glowy i Szyi.

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Koval, J., & Krempaská, S. (2009). Anatomie logic of the foramen luschka in neurootologic surgery. Otolaryngologia Polska. Elsevier Urban and Partner sp. z o.o. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0030-6657(09)70150-7

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