Intrasellar ultrasound in transsphenoidal surgery: a novel technique.

@article{Solheim2010IntrasellarUI,
  title={Intrasellar ultrasound in transsphenoidal surgery: a novel technique.},
  author={Ole Solheim and Tormod Selbekk and Lasse L\ovstakken and Geir Arne Tangen and Ole Vegard Solberg and T. F. Johansen and Johan Cappelen and Geirmund Unsg{\aa}rd},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={173-85; discussion 185-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Residual tumor masses are common after transsphenoidal surgery. The risk of a residual mass increases with tumor size and parasellar or suprasellar growth. Transsphenoidal surgery is usually performed without image guidance. We aimed to investigate a new technical solution developed for intraoperative ultrasound imaging during transsphenoidal… CONTINUE READING