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  1. ncbi Perspectives on endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery
    John A Jane
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 19:E2. 2005
  2. ncbi Clinical application of a neuronavigation system in transsphenoidal surgery of pituitary macroadenoma
    Yuanli Zhao
    Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital University of Medical Sciences, No 6 Tiantanxili, Beijing 100050, People s Republic of China
    Neurosurg Rev 29:306-11; discussion 311-2. 2006
  3. ncbi High-definition imaging in endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery
    Jens Conrad
    Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitatsmedizin, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, Germany
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:e13-7. 2011
  4. ncbi Epithelioid haemangioendothelioma of the sphenoid bone
    Y C Koh
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inje University Seoul Paik Hospital, Seoul, Korea. heonyoo.thrunet.com
    J Clin Neurosci 8:63-6. 2001
  5. ncbi Asymmetry of the sphenoid bone and its suitability as a reference for analyzing craniofacial asymmetry
    Yeon H Kim
    Division of Orthodontics, Department of Lifelong Oral Health Science, Graduate School of Dentistry, Tohoku University, 4 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 124:656-62. 2003
  6. ncbi Intraosseous lipoma of the body of the sphenoid bone
    Martin R MacFarlane
    Department of Neurosurgery, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Clin Neurosci 12:105-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Giant pituitary tumors: a study based on surgical treatment of 118 cases
    Atul Goel
    Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth, Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Surg Neurol 61:436-45; discussion 445-6. 2004
  8. ncbi Malignant giant cell tumor of the skull base originating from clivus and sphenoid bone
    Faruk Zorlu
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Hacettepe University, and Department of Neurosurgery, Guven Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Neurooncol 76:149-52. 2006
  9. ncbi Combined simultaneous endoscopic transsphenoidal and endoscopic transventricular resection of a giant pituitary macroadenoma
    J P Greenfield
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York 10021, USA
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 51:306-9. 2008
  10. ncbi Transsphenoidal surgery for acromegaly: endocrinological follow-up of 98 patients
    I Shimon
    Institute of Endocrinology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Neurosurgery 48:1239-43; discussion 1244-5. 2001

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  1. ncbi Perspectives on endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery
    John A Jane
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 19:E2. 2005
    ..The authors describe their current endoscopic technique and elucidate the advantages and disadvantages of the pure endoscopic adenomectomy compared with the standard microscopic approach...
  2. ncbi Clinical application of a neuronavigation system in transsphenoidal surgery of pituitary macroadenoma
    Yuanli Zhao
    Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital University of Medical Sciences, No 6 Tiantanxili, Beijing 100050, People s Republic of China
    Neurosurg Rev 29:306-11; discussion 311-2. 2006
    ..Its accuracy of location is very useful and important in determining anatomical structure and protecting normal tissues and vessels. Moreover, fluoroscopy was not required during the surgery...
  3. ncbi High-definition imaging in endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery
    Jens Conrad
    Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitatsmedizin, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, Germany
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:e13-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the image quality of a standard-definition (SD) camera with a new HD camera...
  4. ncbi Epithelioid haemangioendothelioma of the sphenoid bone
    Y C Koh
    Department of Neurosurgery, Inje University Seoul Paik Hospital, Seoul, Korea. heonyoo.thrunet.com
    J Clin Neurosci 8:63-6. 2001
    The authors report a case of cranial EH occurred in the left sphenoid bone that was totally excised without transfusion. A 26-year-old woman presented with a 1-year history of progressing exophthalmos in the left eye...
  5. ncbi Asymmetry of the sphenoid bone and its suitability as a reference for analyzing craniofacial asymmetry
    Yeon H Kim
    Division of Orthodontics, Department of Lifelong Oral Health Science, Graduate School of Dentistry, Tohoku University, 4 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 124:656-62. 2003
    The purposes of this study were to evaluate the asymmetry of the sphenoid bone and to determine its suitability as a reference for analyzing asymmetry of the skull...
  6. ncbi Intraosseous lipoma of the body of the sphenoid bone
    Martin R MacFarlane
    Department of Neurosurgery, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Clin Neurosci 12:105-8. 2005
    A case of intraosseous lipoma arising from the body of the sphenoid bone with intrasellar and suprasellar components is reported...
  7. ncbi Giant pituitary tumors: a study based on surgical treatment of 118 cases
    Atul Goel
    Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth, Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Surg Neurol 61:436-45; discussion 445-6. 2004
    ..The aim of the study is to analyze the nature, extensions, and dural relationships of hormonally inactive giant pituitary tumors. The relevance of the anatomic relationships to surgery is analyzed...
  8. ncbi Malignant giant cell tumor of the skull base originating from clivus and sphenoid bone
    Faruk Zorlu
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, Hacettepe University, and Department of Neurosurgery, Guven Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Neurooncol 76:149-52. 2006
    We present a case report of a giant cell tumor located in the skull base orginating from clivus and sphenoid bone treated by surgery and external beam radiotherapy (EBRT).
  9. ncbi Combined simultaneous endoscopic transsphenoidal and endoscopic transventricular resection of a giant pituitary macroadenoma
    J P Greenfield
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York 10021, USA
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 51:306-9. 2008
    ..We describe the successful implementation of a minimal access endoscopic combined extended transsphenoidal and transventricular approach that avoids craniotomy and brain retraction...
  10. ncbi Transsphenoidal surgery for acromegaly: endocrinological follow-up of 98 patients
    I Shimon
    Institute of Endocrinology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Neurosurgery 48:1239-43; discussion 1244-5. 2001
    ..We analyzed our postoperative results in a large cohort of patients with acromegaly...
  11. ncbi Aneurysmal bone cyst of the sphenoid bone extending into the ethmoid sinus, nasal cavity and orbita in a child
    Mustafa Bozbuga
    Dr Lütfi Kirdar Kartal Reseach and Training Hospital, Neurosurgery, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 19:172-6. 2009
    ..The patient did not receive postoperative radiotherapy. No recurrence was observed after 22 months. ABC should be considered in the differential diagnosis of bone neoplasms in this region...
  12. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal approach for pituitary adenoma: surgical complications in 301 patients
    Jackson A Gondim
    Department of Neurosurgery, General Hospital of Fortaleza, Av Eng Santana Jr 2977 1402, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
    Pituitary 14:174-83. 2011
    ..Successful endoscopic pituitary surgery requires extensive training in the use of an endoscope and careful planning of the surgery. Additional improvement can be expected with greater experience and new technical developments...
  13. ncbi Combined trans-sphenoidal and simultaneous trans-ventricular-endoscopic decompression of a giant pituitary adenoma: case report
    Bal Krishna Ojha
    Department of Neurosurgery, CSM Earlier King George s Medical University, Lucknow 226003, India
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 151:843-7; discussion 847. 2009
    ..This is the first report of the simultaneous combined use of trans-sphenoidal and trans-ventricular-endoscopic route for decompression of a giant pituitary adenoma...
  14. ncbi Role of craniotomy in the management of pituitary adenomas and sellar/parasellar tumors
    Wael Musleh
    The University of Chicago, Division of Neurosurgery, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 6:S79-83. 2006
    ..Overall, craniotomies will continue to play a role in the management of patients with sellar/parasellar tumors, although patient selection and careful preoperative evaluation are key elements in choosing the most appropriate approach...
  15. ncbi The history and evolution of transsphenoidal surgery
    J K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    J Neurosurg 95:1083-96. 2001
    ..The evolution of the transsphenoidal approaches and their current applications and modifications are discussed...
  16. ncbi Transcranial echo-guided transsphenoidal surgical approach for the removal of large macroadenomas
    Ryuta Suzuki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Neurosurg 100:68-72. 2004
    ..To overcome these disadvantages, the authors have developed transcranial echo-guided transsphenoidal surgery...
  17. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus
    Savas Ceylan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kocaeli University, School of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey
    J Neurosurg 112:99-107. 2010
    ..In this report, the authors describe their experience with surgical access to the cavernous sinus via a fully transnasal endoscopic approach in 20 cases. Clinical and endocrinological follow-up are discussed...
  18. ncbi Transsphenoidal surgery in acromegaly investigated by intraoperative high-field magnetic resonance imaging
    Rudolf Fahlbusch
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Erlangen Nurnberg, Germany
    Eur J Endocrinol 153:239-48. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of intraoperative high-field (1.5 Tesla) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on the results of transsphenoidal surgery of GH-secreting pituitary macroadenomas...
  19. ncbi Sphenoid wing meningiomas with osseous involvement
    Florian Roser
    Department of Neurosurgery, Klinikum Hannover Nordstadt, 30167 Hannover, Germany
    Surg Neurol 64:37-43; discussion 43. 2005
    ..Sufficient resection of these meningiomas requires extensive surgical exposure. We report on 82 patients with meningiomas infiltrating the sphenoid wing, analyzing radiological appearance and its influence on surgical management...
  20. ncbi Transsphenoidal and transcranial surgery for pituitary adenomas
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2303, USA
    J Neurooncol 69:237-56. 2004
    ..More recently, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) has become an important adjuvant management technique in the management of difficult pituitary adenomas, especially with cavernous sinus invasion...
  21. ncbi Primary Ewing's sarcoma of the sphenoid bone with unusual imaging features: a case report
    Ashwani Sharma
    Department of Neuroradiology, Neurosciences Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 107:528-31. 2005
    ..Primary Ewing's sarcoma of the skull is a very rare entity. We report a case of Ewing's sarcoma of the sphenoid bone in a 5-year-old boy...
  22. ncbi Objective criteria for successful transsphenoidal removal of suprasellar nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas. A prospective study
    J Honegger
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 149:21-9; discussion 29. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging-guided transsphenoidal surgery for giant pituitary adenomas
    Fabian Baumann
    Department of Neurosurgery, Cantonal Hospital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Neurosurg Rev 33:83-90. 2010
    ..More radical removal of adenomas in a single surgical session combined with low complication rates are accomplished. This may add to a favorable clinical and endocrinological outcome in GPAs...
  24. ncbi Non-functioning pituitary adenomas: endocrinological and clinical outcome after transsphenoidal and transcranial surgery
    M Wichers-Rother
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 112:323-7. 2004
    ..To study improvement of anterior pituitary function after transsphenoidal and transcranial surgery of non-functioning (NF) pituitary macro- and microadenomas...
  25. ncbi The morphology and morphometry of the foramina of the greater wing of the human sphenoid bone
    Jerzy Reymond
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Regional Specialist Hospital, Radom, Poland
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 64:188-93. 2005
    The greater wing of the human sphenoid bone is pierced by several foramina, which contain, as a main element, the venous anastomoses between the interior of the skull and the extracranial veins...
  26. ncbi Fully endoscopic endonasal vs. transseptal transsphenoidal pituitary surgery
    M S Kabil
    Skull Base Institute, 8635 West Third Institute, Suite 1170 W, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 48:348-54. 2005
    ..Our results conclude that the fully endoscopic endonasal technique is a safe and effective method for removal of pituitary adenomas providing more complete tumor removal and reducing complications...
  27. ncbi [Embryology of the sphenoid bone]
    M Catala
    Laboratoire d Histologie et Embryologie et UMR CNRS 7000, Faculté de Médecine Pitié Salpêtrière et Université Paris 6, 105 Boulevard de l Hôpital, 75634 Paris Cedex 13, France
    J Neuroradiol 30:196-200. 2003
    The sphenoid bone represents a complex structure in terms of anatomy and embryology. Indeed, it is formed by the fusion of different primordia whose embryonic origins are different...
  28. ncbi Review of complications due to foramen ovale puncture
    Metin Kaplan
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Firat University, Tip Fakultesi, Norosirurji AD, Arastirma Hastanesi, Elazig 23100, Turkey
    J Clin Neurosci 14:563-8. 2007
    ..Thermocoagulation of the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus may damage the cranial nerves by heat, giving rise to pareses...
  29. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal pituitary surgery: surgical and outcome analysis of 50 cases
    Patra Charalampaki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Langenbeckstr 1, 55131 Mainz, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 14:410-5. 2007
    ..In this retrospective study, we analysed the surgical technique and outcome of 50 patients with pituitary lesions treated with an endoscopic endonasal trans-sphenoidal approach...
  30. ncbi Incidence, morphology and morphometry of the foramen of Vesalius: complementary study for a safer planning and execution of the trigeminal rhizotomy technique
    André Luis Shinohara
    Department of Biological Sciences, FOB USP, Av Octavio Pinheiro Brisolla, 9 75, Aeroporto, Bauru, Sao Paulo, 17012 901, Brazil
    Surg Radiol Anat 32:159-64. 2010
    The foramen of Vesalius (FV) is located in the greater wing of the sphenoid bone between the foramen ovale (FO) and the foramen rotundum in an intracranial view...
  31. ncbi Giant cell reparative granuloma of the sphenoid bone
    A Aralasmak
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Division of Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:1675-7. 2006
    We present 2 patients with giant cell reparative granuloma (GCRG) of the sphenoid bone. The first patient is an 8-year-old boy with involvement of the greater wing, and the second is a 53- year-old man with a lateral pterygoid plate mass...
  32. ncbi Abnormal development of the lesser wing of the sphenoid with microphthalmos and microcephaly
    C Jacquemin
    Radiology Department, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, PO Box 7191, Riyadh 11462, Saudi Arabia
    Neuroradiology 43:178-82. 2001
    We report two patients with abnormal development of the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone, globe, optic nerve and cerebral hemisphere without stigmata of neurofibromatosis type 1...
  33. ncbi Reassessment of sphenoid dysplasia associated with neurofibromatosis type 1
    Claude Jacquemin
    Diagnostic Imaging Department, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 23:644-8. 2002
    Sphenoid dysplasia associated with neurofibromatosis type 1 is classically thought to be primarily related to abnormal development of the sphenoid bone. We investigated the possibility that these changes may be progressive.
  34. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery
    Paolo Cappabianca
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Division of Neurosurgery, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Neurosurgery 55:933-40; discussion 940-1. 2004
    ..The procedure ends with the reconstruction of the sella and removal of the endoscope from the nostril, without any postoperative nasal packing...
  35. ncbi Decompression of endocrine orbitopathy via an extended extradural pterional approach
    U Schick
    Clinic of Neurosurgery, Klinikum Duisburg, Duisburg, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:143-9; discussion 149. 2005
    ..We present an overview of the treatment and clinical outcome of 13 patients with endocrine ophthalmopathy and 20 orbital decompressions via an extradural pterional approach, carried out in our center from 1995 to 2002...
  36. ncbi [CT and anatomo-pathologic examination in the diagnosis of cavernous sinus lesions]
    Danisia Haba
    Disciplina de Radiologie oro maxilo facială si Neuroradiologie, Facultatea de Medicina Dentara, Universitatea de Medicină şi Farmacie Gr T Popa, Iasi
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 111:89-97. 2007
    ..This study presents the CT imaging and histological aspects of a lot of cavernous sinus disease that include primary and secondary neoplastic processes, congenital lesions, infectious and inflammatory processes, and vascular abnormalities...
  37. ncbi Adaptation of a hexapod-based robotic system for extended endoscope-assisted transsphenoidal skull base surgery
    Ch Nimsky
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 47:41-6. 2004
    ..To adapt a hexapod-based robotic system for use in extended endoscope-assisted transsphenoidal skull base surgery...
  38. ncbi Transsphenoidal surgery in Cushing disease: 10 years of experience in 34 consecutive cases
    Charlotte Hoybye
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Neurosurg 100:634-8. 2004
    ..In this report the authors present 10 years of experience in the treatment of patients with Cushing disease who were followed up with the same protocol and treated by the same surgeon...
  39. ncbi The role of transsphenoidal surgery in the treatment of craniopharyngiomas
    Giulio Maira
    Istituto di Neurochirurgia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg 100:445-51. 2004
    ..Moreover, TSS was also performed in some cases of purely suprasellar craniopharyngiomas. In this study the surgical indications and the results obtained in all patients who had undergone TSS were analyzed...
  40. ncbi Sublabial transnasal approach combined with a partial resection of the nasal floor for midline skull base tumors
    Naoyuki Nakao
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera Wakayama, 641 0012 Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 14:267-72. 2007
    ..Experience with these three patients indicates that the sublabial transnasal approach combined with a partial resection of the nasal floor is a safe, less invasive and effective approach in certain cases of midline skull base tumors...
  41. ncbi Novel closure technique for the endonasal transsphenoidal approach. Technical note
    James K Liu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:161-4. 2004
    ..This technique has been performed in 67 patients harboring sellar and parasellar lesions. All patients recovered rapidly without significant rhinological sequelae...
  42. ncbi Avoidance of carotid artery injuries in transsphenoidal surgery with the Doppler probe and micro-hook blades
    Joshua R Dusick
    Division of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:322-8; discussion 328-9. 2007
    ..We then describe our subsequent protocol to prevent this complication in which we use the Doppler probe for carotid localization and micro-hook blades for lateral dural opening...
  43. ncbi Acquisition of surgical skills for endonasal skull base surgery: a training program
    Carl Snyderman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:699-705. 2007
    ..Endonasal surgery represents a radical change in the practice of cranial base surgery and requires the acquisition of new knowledge and surgical skills. The optimal training program for surgeons has not been established...
  44. ncbi [Predictive value of the Knosp classification in grading the surgical resection of invasive pituitary macroadenomas. A prospective study of 23 cases]
    J Enseñat
    Servicios de Neurocirugía Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona España
    Neurocirugia (Astur) 17:519-26. 2006
    ..To evaluate our experience regarding the treatment of pituitary macroadenomas with cavernous sinus invasion in a series of 23 cases of transphenoidal resection...
  45. ncbi Management of pituitary apoplexy: clinical experience with 40 patients
    A Lubina
    Institute of Endocrinology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:151-7; discussion 157. 2005
    ..We report our experience with a series of 40 patients presenting with pituitary apoplexy...
  46. ncbi Rare fatal vascular complication of transsphenoidal surgery
    S Kurschel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University, Graz, Austria
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:321-5; discussion 325. 2005
    ..On the second postoperative day, the patient died as a result of this extensive stroke. The mechanisms of this rare complication after transsphenoidal surgery are theorized and the sensitivity of imaging methods is discussed...
  47. ncbi BioGlue for prevention of postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leaks in transsphenoidal surgery: A case series
    Joshua R Dusick
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of California at Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Surg Neurol 66:371-6; discussion 376. 2006
    ..The efficacy of BioGlue (CryoLife, Inc, Atlanta, Ga) surgical adhesive in transsphenoidal surgery was assessed as an adjunct in the prevention of postoperative CSF leaks...
  48. ncbi Long-term results of the surgical treatment of craniopharyngioma: the experience at the Policlinico Gemelli, Catholic University, Rome
    M Caldarelli
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 21:747-57. 2005
    ..In order to avoid such complications, some authors have suggested to renounce to radical resection and to rely on post-operative radiation therapy to minimise the risk of residual tumour progression...
  49. ncbi Computer-assisted frameless stereotaxy in transsphenoidal surgery at a single institution: review of 176 cases
    Jay Jagannathan
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 00212, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 20:E9. 2006
    ..In this study the authors address the efficacy and safety of frameless stereotaxy in transsphenoidal surgery...
  50. ncbi Sellar floor reconstruction after transsphenoidal surgery using fibrin glue without grafting or implants: technical note
    Lauro Seda
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital Brigadeiro, Sao Paulo SP CEP 04544 000, Brazil
    Surg Neurol 66:46-9; discussion 49. 2006
    ..This paper reports on the use of fibrin glue alone without grafting or the use of implants in the reconstruction of the sellar floor after TS...
  51. ncbi [Transsphenoidal approach with low field MRI for pituitary adenoma]
    O De Witte
    Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Erasme, ULB, 808, Bruxelles, Belgique
    Neurochirurgie 51:577-83. 2005
    ..Intraoperative MRI offers new perspectives for assessing the quality of resection. We report our experience with low field intraoperative MRI in surgical treatment of pituitary adenoma...
  52. ncbi DDAVP use in patients undergoing transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas
    J M Sheehan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Penn State University College of Medicine Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:287-91; discussion 291. 2006
    ..The present study was undertaken to identify the incidence of diabetes insipidus after pituitary surgery and its associated factors...
  53. ncbi Endonasal transsphenoidal surgery: the patient's perspective-survey results from 259 patients
    Joshua R Dusick
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7182, USA
    Surg Neurol 65:332-41, discussion 341-2. 2006
    ....
  54. ncbi Transsphenoidal microsurgery for newly diagnosed acromegaly: a personal view after more than 1,000 operations
    Dieter K Ludecke
    Department of Neurosurgery, Section of Pituitary Surgery, University Clinic of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Neuroendocrinology 83:230-9. 2006
    ..The complication rate of microsurgery in experienced hands is low...
  55. ncbi The transsphenoidal approach. A historical perspective
    Adam S Kanter
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 18:e6. 2005
    ..This era's critical innovations and neurosurgical personalities are the topic of this historical overview...
  56. ncbi Transsphenoidal adenomectomy for GH-, PRL- and ACTH-secreting pituitary tumours: outcome analysis in a series of 125 patients
    V Esposito
    Department of Neurological Sciences, IRCCS Neuromed, University of Rome La Sapienza, Parco Tecnologico, Via Atinense, I 86077 Pozzilli IS, Italy
    Neurol Sci 25:251-6. 2004
    ..It is still the first treatment for GH- and ACTH-secreting adenomas, whereas in patients with prolactinomas, surgery should be reserved for cases of resistance or intolerance to dopamine agonists...
  57. ncbi Repeated transsphenoidal surgery to treat recurrent or residual pituitary adenoma
    Ronald J Benveniste
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:1004-12. 2005
    ..In this paper the authors describe the indications for and the results and complications of repeated transsphenoidal surgery (RTSS) to treat recurrent or residual pituitary adenoma...
  58. ncbi Visual outcome of blind eyes in pituitary apoplexy after transsphenoidal surgery: a series of 14 eyes
    Deepak Agrawal
    Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Surg Neurol 63:42-6; discussion 46. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi Treatment of pituitary adenomas with a transsphenoidal approach
    Xue Fei Shou
    Institution of Neurosurgery, Hua Shan Hospital, Fu Dan University, Shanghai, China
    Neurosurgery 56:249-56; discussion 249-56. 2005
    ..To evaluate the overall therapeutic effectiveness of transsphenoidal microsurgery for pituitary adenomas and explore the surgical technique, application of new technology, and postoperative follow-up...
  60. ncbi The endoscopic versus the traditional approach in pituitary surgery
    Giorgio Frank
    Center of Surgery for Pituitary Tumors, Department of Neuroscience, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Neuroendocrinology 83:240-8. 2006
    ....
  61. ncbi [Meningo-orbital fold (MOF) as a guiding point in extradural approach to the anterior clinoid process]
    Safwan Bayassi
    Oddział Neurochirurgii i Neurotraumatologii z Pododdziałem Neurospondyliatrii, Wojewódzki Szpital Zespolony w Elblagu, ul Królewiecka 146, 82 300 Elblag, Poland
    Neurol Neurochir Pol 39:49-55. 2005
    ..The goal of the research is to perform a topographic and morphometric study of the meningo-orbital fold...
  62. ncbi [Transnasal-transsphenoidal endoscopic surgery of the sellar region]
    J L González-González
    Servicio de Neurocirugia, Hospital Hermanos Ameijeiras, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
    Neurocirugia (Astur) 16:27-33. 2005
    ..Transnasal transsphenoidal endoscopic approach to the sella turcica has recently become an option to the pituitary surgery which could predominate in a near future...
  63. ncbi Giant intrasellar arachnoid cyst manifesting as adrenal insufficiency due to hypothalamic dysfunction--case report--
    Keitaro Yasuda
    Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 45:164-7. 2005
    ..This arachnoid cyst associated with hypothalamic dysfunction might have been caused by an inflammatory episode in the suprasellar region...
  64. ncbi Endoscopic and microscopic paraseptal transsphenoidal approach to the sella turcica
    Philippe Eloy
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, UCL Mont Godinne, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Yvoir, Belgium
    Rhinology 43:271-6. 2005
    ..To establish the feasibility of the paraseptal approach to the sella and to demonstrate the superiority of the endoscopic over the microscopic vision during pituitary surgery...
  65. ncbi A case of cellular blue naevus with intracranial invasion and malignant transformation
    N Noshita
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:211-3; discussion 213. 2005
  66. ncbi [Skull base surgery techniques in the treatment of pituitary adenomas]
    Wiesław Bonicki
    Kliniki Neurochirurgii CSK MSWiA, Kliniki Nowotworów Głowy i Szyi Centrum Onkologii, Kliniki Otorynolaryngologii Wydziału Stomatologii, Zakład Anatomii Prawidłowej, Akademii Medycznej w Warszawie
    Neurol Neurochir Pol 36:1121-30; discussion 1131-3. 2002
    ..In the remaining patients remnants of the tumor were left in the cavernous sinuses. The skull base surgery techniques are most useful in the treatment of selected patients with pituitary adenoma...
  67. ncbi The use of postoperative ACTH levels as a marker for successful transsphenoidal microsurgery in Cushing's disease
    J Flitsch
    Arbeitsbereich Hypophysenchirurgie, Klinik für Neurochirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Zentralbl Neurochir 64:6-11. 2003
    ..We investigated whether the early postoperative ACTH concentration is a reliable marker for the initial surgical outcome as well as the long-term remission...
  68. ncbi Basis of persistent and recurrent Cushing disease: an analysis of findings at repeated pituitary surgery
    Rob D Dickerman
    Surgical Neurology Branch, National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:1343-9. 2002
    ....
  69. ncbi Working area and angle of attack in three cranial base approaches: pterional, orbitozygomatic, and maxillary extension of the orbitozygomatic approach
    Marc P Sindou
    Neurosurgery 51:1526-7; author reply 1527. 2002
  70. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery using a skull reference array and laser surface scanning
    J P Greenfield
    Weill Cornell Brain Tumor Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 51:244-6. 2008
    ..Also, this technique obviates the need for additional preoperative MRI, thereby reducing cost and delays...
  71. ncbi Pituitary surgery: transsphenoidal approach
    John A Jane
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:435-42; discussion 442-4. 2002
    ..The methods and preferences described herein embody the distillation of an experience gained from 3900 transsphenoidal operations...
  72. ncbi Anatomical study of the orbitozygomatic transsellar-transcavernous-transclinoidal approach to the basilar artery bifurcation
    Amitabha Chanda
    Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, 71130 3932, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:151-60. 2002
    ..An anatomical study in which measurements were obtained was undertaken to demonstrate that the orbitozygomatic transcavernous-transclinoidal approach provides excellent exposure of the trunk of the basilar artery (BA) and its bifurcation...
  73. ncbi Chronic subdural hematoma after transsphenoidal surgery
    Yuichiro Tanaka
    Department of Neurosurgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 9:323-5. 2002
    ..We conclude that close follow up imaging study is required to avoid overlooking chronic subdural haematoma when massive air is introduced into the subdural space by the transsphenoidal surgery...
  74. ncbi Frameless stereotaxy as an alternative to fluoroscopy for transsphenoidal surgery: use of the InstaTrak-3000 and a novel headset
    David G Walker
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 9:294-7. 2002
    ..In common with other frameless stereotactic systems, it provides additional information important for safely approaching the sella and avoids intraoperative radiation exposure for the patient and operating room staff...
  75. ncbi Technical considerations of transsphenoidal removal of fibrous pituitary adenomas and evaluation of collagen content and subtype in the adenomas
    Hirofumi Naganuma
    Department of Neurosurgery, Yamanashi Medical University, Yamanashi
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 42:202-12; discussion 213. 2002
    ..We propose that firm adenomas containing more than 5% collagen are "fibrous" adenomas...
  76. ncbi Endoscopic augmented reality navigation system for endonasal transsphenoidal surgery to treat pituitary tumors: technical note
    Takakazu Kawamata
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 50:1393-7. 2002
    ..This report presents our recently developed, endoscopic, augmented reality (AR) navigation system...
  77. ncbi Transsphenoidal surgery for acromegaly in wales: results based on stringent criteria of remission
    P De
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3567-72. 2003
    ....
  78. ncbi Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea following trans-sphenoidal pituitary macroadenoma surgery: experience from 592 patients
    Zong Li Han
    Department of Neurosurgery of the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, China
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:570-9. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence, risk factors, diagnostic procedures, and management of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks following trans-sphenoidal pituitary macroadenoma surgery...
  79. ncbi Endonasal transsphenoidal pituitary surgery: is tumor volume a key factor in determining outcome?
    Amit Kumar Jain
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Am J Otolaryngol 29:48-50. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the role of tumor volume in excision of pituitary adenomas...
  80. ncbi Endoscopic trans-sphenoidal pituitary surgery: is it here to stay?
    M Powell
    Br J Neurosurg 21:315-7. 2007
  81. ncbi Transsellar transsphenoidal rhino-oral encephalocele
    Okan Kahyaoğlu
    Sisli Etfal Education and Research Hospital, Neurosurgery Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 17:264-8. 2007
    ..Our surgical outcome supports a transcranial approach for the treatment of these difficult lesions, with transpalatal dissection and exposure...
  82. ncbi Clinical importance of the basal cavernous sinuses and cavernous carotid arteries relative to the pituitary gland and macroadenomas: quantitative analysis of the complete anatomy
    Selcuk Yilmazlar
    Department of Neurosurgery, Uludag University, Gorukle 16059, Bursa, Turkey
    Surg Neurol 70:165-74; discussion 174-5. 2008
    ..Our aim was to quantitatively analyze anatomical and radiologic relationships among the BCS, the CCA, and the pituitary gland, as these structures are accessed during TSS...
  83. ncbi Skull base reconstruction in the extended endoscopic transsphenoidal approach for suprasellar lesions
    Luigi Maria Cavallo
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Division of Neurosurgery, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Neurosurg 107:713-20. 2007
    ..Effective reconstruction of large skull base defects is a major concern in such extended approaches and remains challenging...
  84. ncbi Complications of transsphenoidal surgery in patients with pituitary adenoma: experience at a single centre
    L R Barzaghi
    Pituitary Unit, Department of Neurosurgery, Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Universita Vita Salute, Milan, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 149:877-85; discussion 885-6. 2007
    ....
  85. ncbi The endoscopic endonasal trans-sphenoidal approach to the sellar and suprasellar area. Anatomic study
    S Aydin
    Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Neurosurg Sci 51:129-38. 2007
    ....
  86. pmc Microanatomy and surgical approaches to the infratemporal fossa: an anaglyphic three-dimensional stereoscopic printing study
    Gustavo Rassier Isolan
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
    Skull Base 17:285-302. 2007
    ..the internal surface of the zygoma and the external surface of the temporal bone and greater wing of the sphenoid bone that is sitting deep to the ramus of the mandible...
  87. ncbi Blindness as a complication of Le Fort I osteotomy for maxillary distraction
    Lun Jou Lo
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:688-98; discussion 699-700. 2002
    ..There were no atypical fractures in the orbit, pterygoid plates, sphenoid bone, and skull base. Angiogram revealed left ophthalmic and basilar artery aneurysm...
  88. ncbi Cranial base fracture and rhino cerebrospinmal fluid leakage. A case report
    G Magliulo
    ENT Department G Ferreri, La Sapienza University, Rome IT taly
    An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am 34:35-44. 2007
    ..that transversally crossed the squamous occipital bone and petrous portions of temporal bone on the right, the sphenoid bone, and the left zygomatic bone...
  89. ncbi Immediate effects of atlanto-occipital joint manipulation on active mouth opening and pressure pain sensitivity in women with mechanical neck pain
    Pilar Mansilla-Ferragut
    Professor, Escuela de Osteopatía de Madrid, Spain
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 32:101-6. 2009
    ..thrust manipulation directed to the upper cervical segments (atlanto-occipital joint) on active mouth opening and pressure pain sensitivity in a trigeminal nerve innervated region (sphenoid bone) in women with mechanical neck pain.
  90. ncbi Sclerotherapy in aneurysmal bone cysts in children: a review of 17 cases
    Josee Dubois
    Department of Medical Imaging, Hopital Sainte Justine, 3175 Cote Sainte Catherine Road, H3T 1C5, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 33:365-72. 2003
    ..To determine the efficacy of percutaneous sclerotherapy in the treatment of aneurysmal bone cysts...
  91. ncbi Radial artery graft for bypass of the maxillary to proximal posterior cerebral artery: an anatomical and technical study
    Cagatay Han Ulku
    Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:858-62. 2004
    ....
  92. pmc MR and CT findings of cyst degeneration of sphenoid bone in McCune-Albright syndrome: a case report
    Ping Li
    Department of Radiology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Harbin Medical University, 246 Xue Fu Road, Harbin, Heilongjiang, 150086, China
    Cases J 2:9376. 2009
    ..Herein, we report a female patient with MAS associated with sphenoid bone cysts which resulted in visual deterioration to describe the computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (..
  93. ncbi Normal vision despite narrowing of the optic canal in fibrous dysplasia
    Janice S Lee
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1670-6. 2002
    ..This question is of particular concern in patients with normal vision, since the risks associated with surgical decompression include blindness...
  94. ncbi Sphenoid wing meningioma en plaque: report of 37 cases
    Yong Li
    Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100730, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 122:2423-7. 2009
    ..This report summarized our experiences in 37 patients with sphenoid wing meningioma en plaque who had been treated with transcranio-orbital approach surgery...
  95. ncbi Evaluation of craniofacial effects during rapid maxillary expansion through combined in vivo/in vitro and finite element studies
    C G Provatidis
    School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Orthod 30:437-48. 2008
    ..the transverse midpalatal sutures, and the suture between the maxilla and pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone did not influence the outcome of RME, while the zygomatico-maxillary suture influenced the response of the ..
  96. ncbi Perspective of the frontolateral craniotomies
    Eberval Gadelha Figueiredo
    Division of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:430-2. 2010
    ..regions of the arterial circle of Willis, supra and paraselar regions, the superior orbital fissure of sphenoid bone, cavernous sinus, orbit, temporal lobe, midbrain and the frontal lobe...
  97. pmc An unusual case of total ophthalmoplegia
    Ravindra Kumar Chowdhury
    J P M Rotary Eye Hospital and Research Institute, C D A Sector 6, Bidanasi, Cuttack 753014, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 57:389-91. 2009
    ..removed by the neurosurgeon as the computed tomography scan revealed a spoon in the left posterior ethmoid and sphenoid bone penetrating into the middle cranial fossa...
  98. ncbi Suicides by starter's pistols and air guns
    B Jacob
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Heinrich Heine University, , Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 11:285-90. 1990
    ..The lead-pointed Diabolo bullet entered his brain through the right large wing of the sphenoid bone, traversed the right temporal brain pole, damaged the right middle cerebral artery and the right optic tract, ..
  99. ncbi A modified technique to bypass the maxillary artery to supraclinoid internal carotid artery by using radial artery graft: an anatomical study
    Hamdi Arbag
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Selcuk, Meram Medical School, Konya, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 119:519-23. 2005
    ..This study aims to examine the use of a radial artery graft for bypass of the maxillary artery (MA) to the supraclinoid internal carotid artery (ICA) in treating ICA occlusions...
  100. ncbi The anatomy of the carotico-clinoid foramen and its relation with the internal carotid artery
    O Ozdogmus
    Department of Anatomy, Marmara University School of Medicine, Haydarpasa, 81326 Istanbul, Turkey
    Surg Radiol Anat 25:241-6. 2003
    ..ligament or of a dural fold extending between the anterior and middle clinoid processes of the sphenoid bone. It is anatomically important due to its relations with the cavernous sinus and its content, sphenoid sinus ..
  101. ncbi [Sphenoid metastasis mimicking a meningioma as the initial feature of adenocarcinoma of the prostate]
    E Franco
    , , Sevilla,
    Rev Neurol 29:929-32. 1999
    ..This metastasis tends to be seen in the sphenoid bone, and in this case it is difficult to differentiate radiologically from a meningioma...

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  1. Glucocorticoid-induced bone loss via Beta2-adrenergic signaling in osteoblasts
    Florent Elefteriou; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Identification of such mechanism, if verified, will be an incentive for the use of beta-blockers as a preventive treatment aimed at blocking glucocorticoid-induced bone loss. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Trigeminal Neuralgia Association 5th National Conference
    Albert Rhoton; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. NEUROFIBROMIN (Nf1) SIGNALING AND TARGET GENES IN OSTEOBLASTS
    Florent Elefteriou; Fiscal Year: 2007
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