Direct approach good third ventricle view
Divides corpus callosum Risk of fornix damage Poor view of sella
Good view of ventricular system Risk of postop seizures Poor sella view
transventricular in 3%, subtemporal in 2.6% and transcallosal in 0.7%. Anterior approaches allow opening of the lamina terminalis and possible removal of tumors situated wholly or partly within the third ventricle. Transcallosal and transventricular approaches also give good ventricular access, but limited suprasellar access. Some surgeons attempt to solve this with a simultaneous and additional pterional cran-iotomy. We have also used a trans-glabella approach.
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