Suitability of median and lateral approaches for the resection of skull base chondrosarcomas

Jens Lehmberg, Sandro Krieg & Bernhard Meyer
Objective: Chondrosarcomas of the skull are very rare tumors originating typically from the petrooccipital fissure. Complete surgical resection is the most effective treatment, since photon radiotherapy and chemotherapy are not effective in most subtypes. Depending on the exact tumor extension and consistency,[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]