Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery: a mentoring surgical model.

  title={Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery: a mentoring surgical model.},
  author={Joseph Yuan-Mou Yang and Ingrid de Ruiter and Andrew A. Parker and Peter John Wormald and Simon S. Robinson and Agadha Crisantha Wickremesekera},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  volume={82 6},
BACKGROUND   We report the experience of endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery (EETS) for resection of pituitary region tumours at Wellington, the central regional referral centre for neurosurgery in New Zealand, and discuss the collaborative mentoring surgical model that enhanced the learning experience. METHOD   Between January 2007 and June 2009, a total of 47 operations on 46 patients were performed and reviewed retrospectively. All patients had perioperative clinical assessment… CONTINUE READING
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