ArticlesForamen Magnum Meningiomas Part I: Definition, Clinical Features, Diagnostic Approach, and Perioperative ProtocolArnautović, Kenan I. M.D.; Al-Mefty, Ossama M.D., F.A.C.S. Author Information Dr. Arnautovicć is a resident, and Dr. Al-Mefty is Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, Slot 507, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205. The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Editor: Ali F. Krisht, M.D.* University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Production Assistant: Ronalda Williams Editorial Board: Ossama Al-Mefty, M.D. Evandro De Oliveira, M.D. Curtis A. Dickman, M.D. Rudolph Fahlbusch, M.D. John Fox, M.D. Allan Friedman, M.D. Douglas Kondziolka, M.D. Mark Linskey, M.D. Tom Origitano, M.D. Glenn Pait, M.D. Kalmon Post, M.D. Chandra Sen, M.D. Robert Solomon, M.D. Martin Weiss, M.D. Gazi Yasargil, M.D. * Dr. Krisht has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Contemporary Neurosurgery: November 15, 2000 - Volume 22 - Issue 22 - Buy Abstract Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: Recall the incidence and differential diagnosis of foramen magnum meningiomas. Describe the clinical presentation and the pre-operative evaluation of patients with foramen magnum meningiomas, including the radiologic features and the different types of foramen magnum meningiomas. Explain the pre-operative evaluation, including the anesthetic considerations and issues related to intra-operative monitoring. © 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.