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Table 2 Clinical and demographic characteristics of patients using PNSF without sphenoidotomy

From: Anterior skull base reconstruction using nasoseptal flap: cadaveric feasibility study and clinical implication [SevEN-001]

No. Sex/Age (yrs) Pathology CSF leak area (leak flow) Surgical approach Sphenoidotomy Ant. limit of coverage Postop. CSF leak Follow-up period
1 M/47 Olfactory Neuroblastoma CP (high flow) Endonasal Partial Post. wall of the FS No 12 mos
2 F/43 Olfactory Neuroblastoma CP (high flow) Endonasal Partial Post. wall of the FS No 9 mos
3 F/59 Meningioma CP & FS (high flow) Endonasal& Transcranial None Ant. wall of the FS No 6 mos
  1. PNSF Pedicled nasoseptal flap, CSF Cerebrospinal fluid, CP Cribriform plate, FS Frontal sinus, Ant. Anterior, Post. Posterior, Postop. Postoperative, mos Months
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