TITLE

Endoscopic surgery for orbital apex tumors reduces risk and speeds recovery

AUTHOR(S)
Hasson, Matt
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;12/10/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses reports on the benefits of an endoscopic technique for removing orbital apex tumors through the nose. According to surgeons Chester F. Griffiths and Howard R. Krauss, the technique is safer and more cost-effective than traditional orbitotomy or craniotomy. Griffiths cited direct access to the tumor as the main advantage of the technique.
ACCESSION #
36047747

 

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