Effect of surgical decompression of the oculomotor nerve in skull base tumors involving the cavernous sinus

M. Nakamura & J.K. Krauss
Objective: Skull base tumors involving the parasellar region and cavernous sinus often lead to clinically relevant compression of the oculomotor nerve in their cisternal or intracavernous course. Radical surgical removal of these tumors in the cavernous sinus, especially meningiomas, may be associated[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]