Question: A 53 year old male undergoes translabyrinthine craniotomy for resection of a right sided acoustic neuroma. During exenteration of bone near the jugular bulb, a brisk gush of cerebrospinal fluid is encountered. What structure was entered during this step in the approach? [Answer will be posted with next week's new question]
Answer to last week's question, Not a Peep? (April 11, 2016):
Post-obstructive pulmonary edema. Administer positive pressure ventilation (i.e. BiPAP) and diuretics.