Endoscopic approaches to pituitary tumors have become an effective alternative to traditional microscopic transsphenoidal approaches. Despite a proven potential to decrease unexpected residual tumor, intraoperative MR (iMR) imaging is infrequently used even in the few operating environments in which such technology is available. Its use is… (More)
Fig. 2. Intrasellar photograph taken with a 30° endoscope angled superolaterally to view the diaphragma sella (a), the left cavernous sinus wall (b), and a small tumor remnant (c). Printed with permission from Mayfield Clinic. From Theodosopoulos PV: Pituitary Tumor Management. CNS University Tumor Webinar. July 16, 2009.