Open Access Mini Review

Computer Assisted Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery and Related History

Qinghang Li*

Department of Neurological Surgery, Wayne State University, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: March 06, 2019;  Published Date: March 14, 2019


One of the classic surgical procedures in the neurosurgery is the transsphenoidal approach to remove lesion of sella turcica area. It can be traced to the early days of neurosurgery appeared in the clinical medicine. Schloffer reported the first successful removal of a pituitary tumor via the transsphenoidal approach in 1906 [1].

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