Written by international leading experts in the field of skull base surgery, this publication provides a comprehensive description of both the etiology and management of defects arising in the anterior skull base. The contributions explore the cutting edge techniques in cranial base repair including free grafting, pedicled endonasal and extranasal grafts as well as free flap reconstruction. Further, this volume provides a detailed description of how to enhance success in cerebrospinal fluid leak and encephalocele repair using an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and localization.
The contributions are accompanied by high-definition online videos that enable the reader to watch endoscopic skull base repairs performed by the masters while providing a step-by-step explanation of the techniques utilized.
Otolaryngologist, neurosurgeons as well as physicians interested in learning about or wishing to optimize their techniques in anterior skull base reconstruction will find this publication indispensable reading.