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Topical application of mitomycin C prevents epineural scar formation in rats
The role of topically applied mitomycin C in preventing postoperative perineural fibrosis was examined by gross anatomical dissection and histological analysis in rats. The sciatic nerve was exposedExpand
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Microsurgical and endoscopic anatomy of Liliequist's membrane and the prepontine membranes: cadaveric study and clinical implications
BackgroundLiliequist’s membrane is mostly described as having a diencephalic leaf, mesencephalic leaf, and diencephalic-mesencephalic leaves in the literature. Also different descriptions of theExpand
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Extended endoscopic approaches for midline skull-base lesions
The endoscopic transsphenoidal approach has been reported in the literature as a useful tool to treat sellar and parasellar lesions. The endoscope permits a panoramic view instead of the narrowExpand
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Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus.
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 endocrinologicalExpand
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Success of endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children less than 2 years of age
Current literature reveals different opinions about the effectiveness of endoscopic third ventriculostomy in the treatment of hydrocephalus in children less than 2 years of age. Performing aExpand
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Extended endoscopic transphenoidal approach for tuberculum sellae meningiomas
PurposeRemoval of tuberculum sella (TS) meningiomas is traditionally performed through transcranial approaches. Wide use of the endoscope in transphenoidal pituitary surgery is recently accessibleExpand
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Matrix metalloproteinase-9 and tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-2: Prognostic biological markers in invasive prolactinomas
In this study, the predictive roles of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-9 and tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase (TIMP)-1 and 2 in invasive and noninvasive prolactinomas were examined.Expand
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Risk of strabismus and ambylopia in children with hydrocephalus
ObjectivesThe present study was undertaken to determine the risk of strabismus and ambylopia in children who underwent operation for hydrocephalus and to compare our results with those in previousExpand
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Immunohistochemical analysis of TIMP-2 and collagen types I and IV in experimental spinal cord ischemia–reperfusion injury in rats
Abstract Background Thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic intervention carries a significant risk of spinal cord ischemia. The pathophysiologic mechanisms that cause hypoxic/ischemic injury to theExpand
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Evaluation of early visual recovery in pituitary macroadenomas after endoscopic endonasal transphenoidal surgery: Quantitative assessment with diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)
BackgroundVisual field analyses reflect the degree of the compression to the optic nerve that results the structural damage of the nerve. These structural damages can be evaluated by diffusion tensorExpand
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