Microsurgical ressection for parasagittal meningiomas with preservation of the parasagittal sinus and excelent neurovascular control

José Carlos Lynch, Hugo Schiavini, Cleber Bomfim, Joelton Fernandes Fonseca, Celestino Pereira
2013 Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria  
Objective:It was to observe whether a microsurgical gross total removal (GTR) of a parasagittal meningioma (PSM) outside the sinus is a safe and efficient procedure.Method:We identify 58 parasagittal meningiomas patients. Medical charts, operative reports, imaging studies and clinical follow-up evaluations were reviewed.Results:GTR of the mass was achieved in 45 (77.7%) instances. The surgical mortality rate was 1.7%. The median follow-up time was 63 months.Conclusion:The surgical approach used
more » ... gical approach used in this group of patients afford that the great majority of tumors could be totally removed with low mortality, proving to be safe and effective.
doi:10.1590/0004-282x20130025 pmid:23689407 fatcat:y6yoimggpvcsvntxkycm4yi47m