Surgical outcomes of the endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach for large and giant pituitary adenomas: institutional experience with special attention to approach-related complications

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Constantino,Edson Rocha; Leal,Rafael; Ferreira,Christian Cândido; Acioly,Marcus André; Landeiro,José Alberto;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia (ABNEURO)
  • Journal: Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria (issn: 1678-4227)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/0004-282X20160042
  • Subject: large pituitary adenomas | índices de complicação | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | acesso endoscópico endonasal | giant pituitary adenomas | adenoma hipofisário gigante | endoscopic endonasal approach | complication rates | adenoma hipofisário grande

ABSTRACT Objective In this study, we investigate our institutional experience of patients who underwent endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach for treatment of large and giant pituitary adenomas emphasizing the surgical results and approach-related complication... View more