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Maria Mercedes Pineyro, Daiana Arrestia, Mariana Elhordoy, Ramiro Lima, Saul Wajskopf, Raul Pisabarro, and Maria Pilar Serra

Background Spontaneous reossification of the sellar floor after transsphenoidal surgery has been rarely reported ( 1 ). Bone regrowth or regeneration at the sellar floor may ensue after transsphenoidal surgery, particularly if reoperation is

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Derick Adams and Philip A Kern

compressive symptoms and pituitary hormone deficiencies, transsphenoidal resection was recommended to the patient and she agreed to proceed with surgery. Transsphenoidal resection was performed 2weeks after her initial presentation. The diagnosis of pituitary

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J K Prague, C L Ward, O G Mustafa, B C Whitelaw, A King, N W Thomas, and J Gilbert

D 2012 Outcomes of transsphenoidal surgery in prolactinomas: improvement of hormonal control in dopamine agonist-resistant patients . European Journal of Endocrinology 166 779 – 786 . ( doi:10.1530/EJE-11-1000 )

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Raluca Maria Furnica, Julie Lelotte, Thierry Duprez, Dominique Maiter, and Orsalia Alexopoulou

thick peripheral ring enhancement. Mortality and morbidity are reduced by early transsphenoidal surgery, appropriate antibiotic therapy and hormonal replacement treatment. A close follow-up is necessary, given the risk of recurrence and the high rate of

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Gulay Simsek Bagir, Soner Civi, Ozgur Kardes, Fazilet Kayaselcuk, and Melek Eda Ertorer

hiccups decreased, although not completely disappeared. On the sixth day of admission, he underwent transsphenoidal pituitary surgery. The tumor was removed with preservation of the surrounding gland. Outcome and follow-up The patient did well

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Aimee R Hayes, Anthony J O'Sullivan, and Mark A Davies

were performed. Transsphenoidal surgery was felt most appropriate given the acute visual decline and unclear history whether the adenoma was sensitive to dopamine agonist therapy. The obstetric team advised that while there was a small risk of

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Rajesh Rajendran, Sarita Naik, Derek D Sandeman, and Azraai B Nasruddin

was 33 mU/l (55–276). There was a significant residual tumour with extension into the cavernous sinuses with homogenous enhancement on MRI scan of the pituitary. At this stage, he underwent further debulking trans-sphenoidal surgery to remove as much

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Jaya Sujatha Gopal-Kothandapani, Veejay Bagga, Stephen B Wharton, Daniel J Connolly, Saurabh Sinha, and Paul J Dimitri

-signal intensity on T1- and T2-weighted sequences ( Fig. 1 A and B). Differential diagnoses considered based on these findings were pituitary macroadenoma, CP or a Rathke's cleft cyst. Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery was performed in order to preserve her vision

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Diana Catarino, Cristina Ribeiro, Leonor Gomes, and Isabel Paiva

. Treatment Patient underwent transsphenoidal surgery (in October 2017) for subtotal excision of the pituitary lesion, which improved the palpebral ptosis. During the hospitalization, she developed a thoracic herpes zoster infection and was medicated with

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Apostolos K A Karagiannis, Fotini Dimitropoulou, Athanasios Papatheodorou, Stavroula Lyra, Andreas Seretis, and Andromachi Vryonidou

greater complication rate including bleeding, CSF infection, and thus longer hospitalization. This procedure is mainly recommended for larger lesions with extensive suprasellar extension ( 14 ), where transsphenoidal surgery is ineffective. Medical