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Minimally invasive skull base surgery is a rapidly evolving field applying endoscopic technology to remove tumors in the head and neck, skull base, and intracranial compartment.

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Minimally invasive skull base surgery is a rapidly evolving field applying endoscopic technology to remove tumors in the head and neck, skull base, and intracranial compartment. The UCSF Center for Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery works to develop new approaches and new technology in this field; publish clinical experience and outcomes; develop and publicize a systematic approach to skull base lesions; and provide a consistent educational effort, including on-site courses, publications, and presentations at meetings and conferences.

Skull Base Course for Residents

This is an annual course for otolaryngology and neurosurgery residents to learn minimally invasive and open approaches to skull base tumors.