Endoscopic versus microscopic transsphenoidal pituitary adenoma surgery: a meta-analysis

  title={Endoscopic versus microscopic transsphenoidal pituitary adenoma surgery: a meta-analysis},
  author={Yang Gao and Chunlong Zhong and Yu Wang and Siyi Xu and Yang Guo and Chenyang Dai and Yan Zheng and Yong F. Wang and Qizhong Luo and Ji-yao Jiang},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
BACKGROUND Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery has gradually come to be regarded as a preferred option in the treatment of pituitary adenomas because of its advantages of improved visualization and its minimal invasiveness. The aim of this study was to compare and evaluate the outcomes and complications of endoscopic and microscopic transsphenoidal surgery in the treatment of pituitary adenomas. METHODS We performed a systematic literature search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane Library and… CONTINUE READING
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