Transcranial Transsphenoidal Approach for Tuberculum Sellae Meningiomas

  title={Transcranial Transsphenoidal Approach for Tuberculum Sellae Meningiomas},
  author={Hajime Arai and Kiyotaka Sato and O. Okuda and Masakazu Miyajima and Makoto Hishii and Hiroshi Nakanishi and Hiromichi Ishii},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
 Objective. A series of 21 patients with tuberculum sellae meningioma who received surgical treatment is reported.  Patients and Methods. All 9 females and 12 males (mean age 49 years) presented visual disturbances of varying degrees in either one or both eyes. Eighteen of the tumours were less than 3 cm in size, and 3 were larger. Tumour resection of uniform surgical technique was performed in all cases. Following a bicoronal scalp incision, bifrontal craniotomy combined with removal of the… CONTINUE READING


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