Retrosigmoid approach

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The retrosigmoid approach is an ideal approach for lateral posterior fossa pathology. This approach provides direct access to the lateral cerebellar hemisphere, cerebellopontine angle, and lateral skull base, including the posterior petrous bone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)172-178
Number of pages7
JournalOperative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2013


  • CPA
  • Cerebellopontine angle
  • Petrous bone
  • Posterior fossa
  • Retrosigmoid
  • Skull base

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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