Transsphenoidal microsurgical management of Cushing's disease. Report of 100 cases.

@article{Boggan1983TranssphenoidalMM,
  title={Transsphenoidal microsurgical management of Cushing's disease. Report of 100 cases.},
  author={J. Boggan and J. Tyrrell and C. Wilson},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1983},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={
          195-200
        }
}
  • J. Boggan, J. Tyrrell, C. Wilson
  • Published 1983
  • Medicine
  • Journal of neurosurgery
  • The development of transsphenoidal microsurgery and the refinement of endocrinological and radiological diagnostic procedures have afforded therapeutic options appropriate to the individual case in patients with hypercortisolism. The present series of 100 cases is derived from 104 patients with the diagnosis of Cushing's disease who underwent transsphenoidal pituitary exploration between 1974 and 1981. Excluding four patients in whom the pituitary gland was not exposed because of intraoperative… CONTINUE READING
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