Management of nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas with suprasellar extensions by transsphenoidal microsurgery.

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BACKGROUND We evaluated the feasibility and therapeutic effectiveness of transsphenoidal microsurgical removal of nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas with suprasellar extensions. The diagnostic modes, surgical technique, and outcome were reviewed in 208 patients with pituitary adenomas extending beyond the sella turcica who were treated by transsphenoidal… (More)

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@article{Zhang1999ManagementON, title={Management of nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas with suprasellar extensions by transsphenoidal microsurgery.}, author={X Zhang and Zhou Fei and Juhong Zhang and L. Fu and Zhongqi Zhang and W. Liu and Y Chen}, journal={Surgical neurology}, year={1999}, volume={52 4}, pages={380-5} }