Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2019 09 29;161(9):1919-1929. Epub 2019 Jun 29.
Department of Neurological Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, No. 325, Section 2, Cheng-Kung Road, Neihu, 114, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
Background: Endoscopic transorbital approach (eTOA) has been announced as an alternative minimally invasive surgery to skull base. Owing to the inferior orbital fissure (IOF) connecting the orbit with surrounding pterygopalatine fossa (PPF), infratemporal fossa (ITF), and temporal fossa, the idea of eTOA to anterolateral skull base through IOF is postulated. The aim of this study is to access its practical feasibility. Read More