Transorbital approach to the porcine pituitary.


A transorbital approach to the pituitary gland is described in domestic swine weighing between 40 and 70 kg. A transpalpebral eye exenteration is performed and the optic canal is enlarged caudally, using a bone drill. An operating microscope is used to improve visualization of the surgical site as the pituitary stalk and anterior pituitary are exposed to… (More)


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@article{Drisko1996TransorbitalAT, title={Transorbital approach to the porcine pituitary.}, author={Jennifer E Drisko and Terry D Faidley and Donald F Hora and Gert Willhelm Niebauer and William P Feeney and B H Friscino and Gerard J. Hickey}, journal={Journal of investigative surgery : the official journal of the Academy of Surgical Research}, year={1996}, volume={9 4}, pages={305-11} }