The Medpor sheet as a sellar buttress after endonasal transsphenoidal surgery: technical note.

@article{Park2004TheMS,
  title={The Medpor sheet as a sellar buttress after endonasal transsphenoidal surgery: technical note.},
  author={Jaechan Park and Murali Guthikonda},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={488-92; discussion 493}
}
BACKGROUND A technique to use the Medpor (porous high-density polyethylene) sheet as an optimal implant to reconstruct the sellar floor or the sphenoid rostrum in endonasal transsphenoidal surgery is described. METHOD After endonasal transsphenoidal surgery, a 0.4-mm thick Medpor sheet is cut with scissors to a round or elliptical piece, which is placed in the sellar epidural space to reconstruct the sellar floor and buttress the pituitary gland and the sellar packing. In cases of a complete… CONTINUE READING