1. Understand the principles of pituitary surgery including the key-elements of surgical planning and decision-making
2. Identify the technical nuances distinguishing the endoscopic from the microscopic transsphenoidal approach
3. Understand the strategies utilized during the nasal, sphenoidal, and sellar stages of surgery that maximize tumor resection while minimizing complications and preserving sino- nasal anatomy/function
Farrell, MD, Christopher J; Nyquist, MD, Gurston G.; Farag, MD, Alexander; Rosen, Marc MD; and Evans, James J.
"Principles of Pituitary Surgery,"
JHN Journal: Vol. 13
, Article 4.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/jhnj/vol13/iss1/4