Transsphenoidal pituitary surgery – Is the fully endoscopic approach better than microsurgery?

Nikolai G. Rainov & Volkmar Heidecke
Objective: Currently, the most frequently used surgical approach to pituitary lesions is the transseptal transsphenoidal microscopic approach. The endonasal transsphenoidal fully endoscopic approach is however rapidly gaining popularity and has been adopted by increasing numbers of pituitary surgeons.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]