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Volume 14
Issue 4
Online publication date 2013-12-25
Title Surgical treatment of pituitary adenomas via the trans-sphenoidal route in Uzbekistan
Author Zamira Khalimova, Shakhzoda Abdullaeva
Abstract Pituitary adenomas, noncancerous tumors that occur in the pituitary gland, represent from 7% to 24% of all primary intracranial neoplasms. Worldwide the trans-sphenoidal approach is the preferred and more widely spread one. The work was initiated to study early and late complications in patients undergoing surgical treatment for pituitary adenomas via the trans-sphenoidal route at the Neuroendocrinology Department with pituitary neurosurgery, Center for the Scientific and Clinical Study of Endocrinology, Uzbekistan Public Health Ministry.
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Keywords Complication, pituitary adenomas, neurosurgery, trans-sphenoidal approach
Pages 182-185
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