Transsphenoidal Posterior Pituitary Lobe Biopsy in Patients with Neurohypophysial Lesions.

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OBJECTIVE The differential diagnosis of neurohypophysial lesions is difficult, and surgical biopsies are indispensable in the histologic diagnosis of some patients. Although pituitary stalk biopsies are uniformly performed, there is a considerable risk that they will result in impaired hormonal secretion. We attempt to clarify the usefulness and safety of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.12.080

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@article{Kinoshita2017TranssphenoidalPP, title={Transsphenoidal Posterior Pituitary Lobe Biopsy in Patients with Neurohypophysial Lesions.}, author={Yasuyuki Kinoshita and Fumiyuki Yamasaki and Atsushi Tominaga and Satoshi Usui and Kazunori Arita and Tetsuhiko Sakoguchi and Kazuhiko Sugiyama and Kaoru Kurisu}, journal={World neurosurgery}, year={2017}, volume={99}, pages={543-547} }