Surgical Results of Large and Giant Pituitary Adenomas with Special Consideration of Ophthalmologic Outcomes


MUSLUMAN A. M. , Cansever T., YILMAZ A., KANAT A. , OBA E., CAVUSOGLU H., ...More

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, vol.76, pp.141-148, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 76
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2011.02.009
  • Title of Journal : WORLD NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.141-148
  • Keywords: Adenomas, Giant, Large, Ophthalmologic, Outcomes, Pituitary, ENDONASAL TRANSSPHENOIDAL SURGERY, TRANS-SPHENOIDAL REMOVAL, CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS, MANAGEMENT, RECOVERY, TUMORS, IMPROVEMENT, COMPLICATIONS, DECOMPRESSION, APOPLEXY

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To analyze functioning and nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (PAs) > 3 cm, with special emphasis on preoperative and postoperative visual functions.