By Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-Mefty
This is a superb booklet and a wanted replace. For
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Al-Mefty's Meningiomas, moment Edition is the definitive advisor to
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- Over 500 fine quality radiographic photographs and
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- Key issues frequently lacking from different meningiomas texts together with caseload administration, and postoperative caliber of lifestyles issues
This landmark reference will increase the precision and surgical talents of each clinician or resident in neurosurgery or neurology.
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3 Anatomy and Biology of the Leptomeninges its free edge that comprises the incisura, the tentorium is firmly anchored to the inner surface of the temporal, parietal, and occipital bones at its margins. Anteriorly, the free edges of the incisura pass over the trigeminal ganglion to insert onto the petrous apex and the anterior and posterior clinoid processes. These insertions form three dural folds: the anterior and posterior petroclinoid folds and the interclinoid fold. Together, these dural folds form the oculomotor trigone, through which the oculomotor nerve enters the cavernous sinus.
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