Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus.

@article{Ceylan2010EndoscopicET,
  title={Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus.},
  author={Savaş Ceylan and Kenan Koç and Ihsan Anik},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={112 1},
  pages={99-107}
}
OBJECT In this report, the authors describe their experience with surgical access to the cavernous sinus via a fully transnasal endoscopic approach in 20 cases. Clinical and endocrinological follow-up are discussed. METHODS The authors used an endoscopic transsphenoidal approach in 192 patients with pituitary adenomas between September 1997 and January 2008, adding a cavernous sinus approach in 20 patients with invasive tumors during the last 5 years of this period [corrected]. Parasellar… CONTINUE READING