Posterior fossa craniotomy for lesions of the cerebellopontine angle

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✓ A safe technique is described for performing a lateral posterior fossa craniotomy to gain access to the cerebellopontine angle. The method makes use of currently available high-speed air drills. Thus, it is possible to replace the removed bone at the conclusion of the procedure and to re-establish normal tissue planes while providing rigid protection to the posterior fossa.

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Address reprint requests to: Christopher S. Ogilvy, M.D., Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114.
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