Dr. Youssef’s Cranial Nerve Dissection Set

Mizuho America in collaboration with Dr. Samy Youssef MD, PhD, MSC, FAANS designed this set for nerve vascularity preservation. Recommended intended use for: acoustic neuroma, meningiomas and other schwannomas.

Key features:

  • Comprehensive set for skull base and ENT tumor treatment
  • Lower profile instruments to accommodate minimally invasive procedures
  • Uniquely designed tips to mitigate cranial nerve trauma
  • Vividly colored handles for better instrument identification
  • Gentle manipulation of tumors
  • Extended working length to adapt to a full range of skull base procedure


The set includes the following:

  • Spatula Dissectors: 2.4mm, 2.2mm, 1.8mm tip sizes

  • Round Dissectors: 2mm size tip with 30 & 45 angles


  • Putter Dissectors: 60 degrees left and right angles

  • Teardrop Probes: 15, 45 and 90 degrees angles with ball tip

  • Needle Dissectors: Straight, 45 and 90 angles

  • Cup Curettes: 45 and 90 degrees, 2×2.5 & 1.5 x 2mm cup sizes

  • Teardrop Back-Cutting Knife: 90 degrees angle with ball tip