PMID: 8327082Jun 1, 1993Paper

Intraoperative computed tomographic scanning during transsphenoidal surgery: technical note

H OkuderaS Kobayashi


Intraoperative computed tomographic scanning during transsphenoidal surgery on pituitary lesions is performed and evaluated. A computed tomographic scanner system exclusively developed for the operating room is used for this purpose during transsphenoidal surgery. Ten consecutive patients with pituitary lesions underwent operations by this method, which used a combination of an ordinary fluoroscopy unit and the computed tomographic scanner.


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