National trends, complications, and outcomes following transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing's disease from 1993 to 2002.

@article{Patil2007NationalTC,
  title={National trends, complications, and outcomes following transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing's disease from 1993 to 2002.},
  author={C. Patil and S. Lad and G. Harsh and E. Laws and Maxwell Boakye},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={
          E7
        }
}
  • C. Patil, S. Lad, +2 authors Maxwell Boakye
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Neurosurgical focus
  • OBJECT Information about complications, patient outcomes, and mortality rate after transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) for Cushing's disease has been derived largely from single-institution series. In this study the authors report on inpatient death, morbidity, and outcomes following TSS for Cushing's disease on a national level. METHODS All patients in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) database who had undergone transsphenoidal resection of a pituitary tumor for Cushing's disease between 1993… CONTINUE READING
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