Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach to sellar lesions: a detailed account of our mononostril technique.

@article{Linsler2013EndoscopicET,
  title={Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach to sellar lesions: a detailed account of our mononostril technique.},
  author={Stefan Linsler and Michael Robert Gaab and Joachim M. K. Oertel},
  journal={Journal of neurological surgery. Part B, Skull base},
  year={2013},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={146-54}
}
Objective The endonasal endoscopic approach is currently under investigation for perisellar tumor surgery. A higher resection rate is to be expected and nasal complications should be minimized. Here, the authors report their technique of transnasal endoscopic neurosurgery after 218 procedures. Methods Between October 2000 and September 2011, 210 patients received 218 endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal procedures for perisellar lesions. Procedures were video recorded. The surgical technique… CONTINUE READING