A comparison between collaborative and single surgeon approach in endoscopic endonasal surgery to sphenoid sinus

  title={A comparison between collaborative and single surgeon approach in endoscopic endonasal surgery to sphenoid sinus},
  author={Mostafa Ismail and Ahmed Abdelrahman Abdelaziz and Mohab Darwish},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
PurposeEndoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery (EETS) requires abundant collaborative work between neurosurgeon and ear, nose, and throat (ENT) surgeon. In low-volume centers, however, the surgery may be carried out completely and solely by a neurosurgeon. The current study evaluates the differences in both technique and complications in the approach to the sphenoid sinus for endoscopic endonasal approach (EEA) performed solely by a single neurosurgeon compared to collaborative effort… 
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