Clinicopathologic Characteristics and Endoscopic Surgical Outcomes of Symptomatic Rathke's Cleft Cysts


Çabuk B. , Selek A. , Emengen A. , Anık İ. , Cantürk Z. , Ceylan S.

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, vol.132, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 132
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.08.196
  • Title of Journal : WORLD NEUROSURGERY
  • Keywords: Endoscopy, Rathke's cleft cyst, Transsphenoidal, TRANSSPHENOIDAL MANAGEMENT, SURGERY, RECURRENCE, LESIONS, RESECTION, HEADACHE, FEATURES, LIGHT

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the preoperative clinical data and postoperative endocrinologic improvement, recurrence, and complications of Rathke's cleft cysts (RCCs) in a large series of endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery patients, operated in a single center.