A new modified speculum guided single nostril technique for endoscopic transnasal transsphenoidal surgery: an analysis of nasal complications.

@article{Waran2013ANM,
  title={A new modified speculum guided single nostril technique for endoscopic transnasal transsphenoidal surgery: an analysis of nasal complications.},
  author={Vicknes Waran and Ing Ping Tang and Ravindran Karuppiah and Khairul Azmi Abd Kadir and Hari Chandran and K. A. Muthusamy and Narayanan Prepageran},
  journal={British journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={742-6}
}
Abstract The endoscopic transnasal, transsphenoidal surgical technique for pituitary tumour excision has generally been regarded as a less invasive technique, ranging from single nostril to dual nostril techniques. We propose a single nostril technique using a modified nasal speculum as a preferred technique. We initially reviewed 25 patients who underwent… CONTINUE READING