[Modified technique in transsphenoidal operations of pituitary adenomas. Technical note (author's transl)].


High pressure lumbar air insufflation and endoscopical surgical technique and control improve surgical results and widen indications for the transsphenoidal approach to pituitary adenomas. These complementary methods require a sitting position for the patient and an axial approach to the sella turcica. By lumbar high pressure insufflation even very big… (More)


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