Surgical techniques for resection of pituitary tumours have come a long way since it was first introduced in late 18th century. Nowadays, most pituitary surgeries are performed through trans-nasal trans-sphenoidal approach either using a microscope, or an endoscope. Herein the authors review the literature and compare these two instruments with regards to their outcomes when used for resection of pituitary tumours. .
JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Shamim, M. S.
(2017). Comparison between endoscopic and microscopic approaches for surgery of pituitary tumours. JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 67(11), 1777-1779.
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