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Endonasal endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery: Early experience and outcome in paediatric Cushing's disease

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Background Selective adenomectomy remains the first-line treatment for Cushing's disease (CD), until recently by microscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery. Endonasal transsphenoidal endoscopic surgery (ETES) is emerging as a novel, less invasive treatment for pituitary adenomas and has become the optimal surgical approach. Objective There are no published series for the treatment of paediatric CD by ETES, and we report our centre's preliminary results. Design Retrospective analysis. Patie...

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10.1111/cen.12275

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Journal:
Clinical Endocrinology
Volume:
80
Issue:
2
Pages:
270-276
Publication date:
2014-02-01
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EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:9cc39cdb-d7d1-473f-9ad4-39aa883a0110
Source identifiers:
447333
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pubs:447333

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