Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus Clinical article


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CEYLAN S. , Koc K., ANIK İ.

JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, vol.112, no.1, pp.99-107, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 112 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3171/2009.4.jns09182
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.99-107
  • Keywords: endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery, pituitary adenoma, cavernous sinus, extended and expanded approaches, paraseptal approach, middle turbinectomy approach, GAMMA-KNIFE RADIOSURGERY, SKULL BASE SURGERY, FOLLOW-UP, TUMORS, INVASION, RECONSTRUCTION, PROLACTINOMAS, ADENOMECTOMY, COMPARTMENT, ANATOMY

Abstract

Object. In this report, the authors describe their experience with surgical access to the cavernous sinus via a fully transnasal endoscopic approach in 20 cases. Clinical and endocrinological follow-up are discussed.