Retrosigmoid Approach: Indications, Techniques, and Results

Mohamed Samy Elhammady, Fred F. Telischi, Jacques J. Morcos

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This review describes the indications and techniques for the retrosigmoid approach for vestibular schwannoma, as performed by the skull base surgery group at the University of Miami. The authors present background of the retrosigmoid approach, surgical steps, and essential "technical pearls" to address complication avoidance, resulting from their expertise with this surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)375-397
Number of pages23
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2012


  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Retrosigmoid
  • Surgical technique
  • Vestibular schwannoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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