*Corresponding author:Eghosa Morgan, Department of Surgery, Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria
Received: October 11, 2018; Published: October 26, 2018
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Skull base surgery is an integral part of neurosurgical endeavor, the presence of vital neural structures located there as well as exit/entry foramina for cranial nerves and blood vessels poses a great challenge to the neurosurgeon who must do all possible to preserve this structures during neurosurgical intervention and as well as the neuroanaesthetist who had to continuously monitored neuro-vital signs which guide the surgeon in view of structure such as the brainstem which controls cardiorespiratory activities located in the skull base. These vital structures regulate the dynamic body reflexes (cardiorespiratory center) and cranial nerves important for control of body function.