Surgical Problems of Pituitary Adenomas

  • G. Guiot
  • P. Derome
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 3)


A pituitary adenoma may be approached by either the intracranial or the trans-sphenoidal route. The intracranial route comprises variable technics according to the situation of the lesion: the subfrontal approach, the Sylvian approach, the trans-temporal approach and the sub-temporal approach. As for the trans-sphenoidal route, we rediscovered its advantages with N. Dott3 in 1957 and, since then, we have contributed to precise its indications 5.


Pituitary Adenoma Cavernous Sinus Sphenoidal Sinus Radical Excision Sella Turcica 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Guiot
    • 1
  • P. Derome
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryHôpital FochSuresnesFrance

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