transsphenoidal

trans·sphe·noi·dal

(trans'sfē-noy'dăl),
Through or across the sphenoid bone.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

transsphenoidal

(trăns″sfē-noy′dăl)
Through or across the sphenoid bone.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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Since 2005, all pituitary tumours at Groote Schuur Hospital have been approached via a minimally invasive transnasal transsphenoidal endoscopic approach and 60 endoscopic pituitary procedures have been performed.
Daniel Kelly, a UCLA neurosurgeon, removed the lesion under ultrasound guidance through a transsphenoidal approach.
Daniel Kelly a UCLA neurosurgeon, removed the lesion under ultrasound guidance through a transsphenoidal approach.
Although transsphenoidal adenectomy has yielded good results in elderly patients (6), none of our patients was deemed fit for neurosurgical intervention.
The most widely used treatment is removal of the tumor by surgery, known as transsphenoidal adenomectomy.
The sphenoidal sinus septum is a significant surgical landmark when endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approaches are performed, as it may attach to crucial structures such as the optic canal and internal carotid artery (Chong et al., 1998; Unal et al., 2006; Idowu et al., 2009; Kapur et al.; Awadalla et al., 2015).
The patient underwent transsphenoidal resection in August 2013 (Figure 1).
The transsphenoidal surgery is the treatment of choice in these patients; nevertheless, some cases require adjuvant therapy with postoperative radiotherapy [1].
These include trans-lamina terminalis, bifrontal basal interhemispheric approach, transsphenoidal and extended transsphenoidal, pterional, orbitozygomatic, interhemispheric transcallosal and the transcortical/trans ventricular approach.
The surgical resection of clival chordomas describes a variety of conventional surgical approaches (transcranial, transsphenoidal, trans-oropharyngeal and maxillary osteotomy).
In our center, patients with TSHoma are started on short-term preoperative SST analog to restore euthyroidism before transsphenoidal surgery as a definitive therapy.
The 14 capabilities polled were intracranial pressure monitoring, arterial blood pressure monitoring, central venous pressure monitoring, hourly neurological checks, management of external ventricular drains, management of lumbar drains, post-tPA monitoring, post-operative craniotomy monitoring, postoperative transsphenoidal monitoring, care of subarachnoid hemorrhage patients starting at day 5, titration of labetalol, nicardipine, diltiazem, and esmolol.