Endoscopic Transnasal Approach to the Pituitary Lesions Using Navigation System (InstaTrakTM System)

@article{Ohhashi2001EndoscopicTA,
  title={Endoscopic Transnasal Approach to the Pituitary Lesions Using Navigation System (InstaTrakTM System)},
  author={Genichiro Ohhashi and M. Kamio and Takehiko Abe and Nobuyoshi Otori and Shin-ichi Haruna},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2001},
  volume={143},
  pages={501-504}
}
 Endoscopic transnasal approach has become a procedure of choice for the surgical management of pituitary lesions. However, in conventional endoscopic transnasal surgery, the surgeon may become disorientated to the actual operating position. In our series, 47 patients have undergone an endoscopic transnasal approach to the pituitary with the use of the navigation system called InstaTrakTM for real-time imaging. This image guidance system proved valuable for anatomical localization during… CONTINUE READING