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Abstract | Full HTML Article | PDF ecancer 13 907 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2019.907

Review

Petroclival meningiomas: radiological features essential for surgeons

Petroclival meningiomas (PCMs) have always been a challenge for surgeons because of their difficult anatomical location. The role of radiology in providing precise indications regarding the tumour site and aggressiveness plays a major part in guiding the subsequent therapeutic process. The purpose of this review is to provide a set of the main radiological features helpful in the management of PCMs towards the most correct therapeutic approach.

We aim to offer a radiological overview to allow the patient to be directed to surgery with the least possible risk of complications.

Keywords: Petroclival meningioma, neurosurgery, neuroradiology

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European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

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