Endoscopic Transplanum and Sellar Approach

Feb 1, 2019 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Endoscopic Transplanum and Sellar Approach

Abstract Endoscopic endonasal transplanum and transsellar approaches are frequently utilized to manage pituitary adenomas, craniopharyngiomas, and meningiomas. In addition to the intrinsic panoramic view from the endoscope, wide access using…

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Endoscopic Resection of Pituitary Tumors

Feb 1, 2019 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Endoscopic Resection of Pituitary Tumors

Abstract Endoscopic transsphenoid pituitary surgery is a straightforward form of skull base surgery. The approach and resection utilize a straight pathway through the nose and sphenoid sinuses. Appreciation of sphenoid…

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Frontal Sinus Trephination

Feb 1, 2019 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Frontal Sinus Trephination

Abstract Modern trephination of the frontal sinus was first described in 1884 by Ogston and Luc. This technique did not gain popularity due to the high failure rate from persistent…

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Pterygopalatine/Pterygomaxillary Space Approaches, Maxillary Artery Ligation, and Approach to Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma

Feb 1, 2019 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Pterygopalatine/Pterygomaxillary Space Approaches, Maxillary Artery Ligation, and Approach to Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma

Abstract Approaches to the pterygopalatine/pterygomaxillary space (PPS) provide the surgeon with a vantage point into the pterygopalatine fossa, infratemporal fossa, and lateral recess of the sphenoid sinus. Pathologic processes in…

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Endoscopic Craniofacial Resection

Feb 1, 2019 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Endoscopic Craniofacial Resection

Abstract An endoscopic craniofacial resection (CFR) can be considered in the management of benign and malignant tumors of the paranasal sinuses involving the skull base and may avoid the morbidity…

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