Transmaxillary approach to the infratemporal fossa

Jason Van Rompaey, Clementino Arturo Solares

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Abstract

The infratemporal fossa posses significant challenges to surgical access. Complete extirpation of the pathology in the region most be balanced with iatrogenic deficits and tumor biology. The advent of endoscopy has expanded the reach of anterior transnasal transmaxillary approaches. Herein we present a brief description of these techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)218-221
Number of pages4
JournalOperative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Volume24
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013

Keywords

  • Endoscopic
  • Infratemporal fossa
  • Transmaxillary
  • Transnasal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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