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Epidemiology and Economic Impact of Rhinosinusitis
- V. Anand
- The Annals of otology, rhinology & laryngology…
- 1 May 2004
Rhinosinusitis is highly prevalent in the United States, affecting an estimated 16% of the adult population annually. The prevalence of the illness is increased in women and, relative to other US… Expand
Endoscopic pituitary surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
OBJECT Surgery on the pituitary gland is increasingly being performed through an endoscopic approach. However, there is little published data on its safety and relative advantages over traditional… Expand
Validating the clinical assessment of eustachian tube dysfunction: The eustachian tube dysfunction questionnaire (ETDQ‐7)
Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) is a common condition that is associated with otologic and rhinologic symptoms. The complete assessment of ETD is limited without a valid symptom score. We developed… Expand
Endoscopic, endonasal extended transsphenoidal, transplanum transtuberculum approach for resection of suprasellar lesions.
OBJECT The extended transsphenoidal approach is a less invasive method for removing purely suprasellar lesions compared with traditional transcranial approaches. Most advocates have used a sublabial… Expand
Endoscopic endonasal transclival resection of chordomas: operative technique, clinical outcome, and review of the literature.
OBJECT Transcranial approaches to clival chordomas provide a circuitous route to the site of origin of the tumor often involving extensive bone drilling and brain retraction, which places critical… Expand
Endoscopic management of spontaneous meningoencephalocele of the lateral sphenoid sinus.
- A. Tabaee, V. Anand, P. Cappabianca, Aldo Stamm, F. Esposito, T. Schwartz
- Journal of neurosurgery
- 1 May 2010
OBJECT Spontaneous meningoencephaloceles of the lateral sphenoid sinus are rare lesions that are hypothesized to result from persistence of the lateral craniopharyngeal canal. Prior reports of the… Expand
Endoscopic endonasal compared with microscopic transsphenoidal and open transcranial resection of craniopharyngiomas.
- R. Komotar, R. Starke, Daniel M. S. Raper, V. Anand, T. Schwartz
- World neurosurgery
- 1 February 2012
OBJECTIVE Craniopharyngiomas have traditionally represented a challenge for open transcranial or transsphenoidal microscopic neurosurgery because of their anatomical location and proximity to vital… Expand
Gasket seal closure for extended endonasal endoscopic skull base surgery: efficacy in a large case series.
OBJECTIVE To assess long-term efficacy of the gasket seal, a method for watertight closure of the cranial base using autologous fascia lata held in place by a rigid buttress, in a large case series.… Expand
Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery with Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging
OBJECTIVE: The two most recent significant advances in pituitary surgery have been the endonasal endoscopic approach and intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (IMRI). Each provides improved… Expand
Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery for growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas.
OBJECT The aim of this study was to determine the preoperative predictors of the extent of resection and endocrinological remission following endonasal endoscopic removal of growth hormone… Expand