Transmaxillary approach to the infratemporal fossa

Jason Van Rompaey, C. Arturo Solares

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The infratemporal fossa posses significant challenges to surgical access. Complete extirpation of the pathology in the region most be balanced with iatrogenic deficits and tumor biology. The advent of endoscopy has expanded the reach of anterior transnasal transmaxillary approaches. Herein we present a brief description of these techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)218-221
Number of pages4
JournalOperative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2013


  • Endoscopic
  • Infratemporal fossa
  • Transmaxillary
  • Transnasal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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