Published book “Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery”, prepared by a group of leading neurosurgeons neurosurgery SMRC them. Acad. N. N. Burdenko. It is dedicated to one of the most rapidly developing and challenging areas of contemporary neurosurgery – endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery for tumors of the chiasm – sellar region (pituitary adenomas, craniopharyngiomas, meningiomas suprasellar and other rare tumors of chiasm-sellar region).
The book not only summarizes the surgical experience of the authors, amounting to more than 5 thousand such operations, but also considered international developments in this area. The work complements the large amount of illustrated material, is described step by step endoscopic transsphenoidal approaches. The results of specific clinical cases and large series of observations, the press service of the centre.
According to one of the authors of the book, head of the Department of surgery basal tumors SMRC of neurosurgery named. Acad. N. N. Burdenko, Professor of neurology and neurosurgery, Medical Institute of PFUR Pavel Kalinin, without constant practice, without doing a month at least five endoscopic surgery, having at the clinic the whole spectrum of haemostatic and sealing materials, it is impossible to master the operations and to obtain the necessary experience. Unfortunately, such attempts are fraught with various complications and discrediting techniques.
In the book systematized the rich experience of endoscopic endonasal surgery, including failed. The relevance of the books is difficult to overestimate, given the almost complete absence of Russian-language literature on the subject.