Endoscopic versus microscopic transsphenoidal resection of sellar pathologies: new and learning against the advanced expert

Doortje Engel, Cem Yetimoglu, Heidrun Lange, Karen Huscher, Gerhard Hildebrandt & Jean-Yves Fournier
Objective: Endoscopic neurosurgery is emerging for transsphenoidal resection of sellar lesions. From a technical point of view endoscopic (E) resections should be better than microscopic (M) resections due to improved visibility. Method: Data were collected retrospectively of patients operated for[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]