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Fig. 2

From: Application of endoscopic endonasal approach in skull base surgeries: summary of 1886 cases in a single center for 10 consecutive years

Fig. 2

Resection of the pituitary adenomas that invade suprasellar region or clivus with endoscopic endonasal trans-sphenoidal approach. ac Preoperative enhanced MRI T1 showed irregular abnormal signal in saddle area; df intraoperative findings of pituitary adenomas resection with endoscopic endonasal trans-sphenoidal approach; d resection of the intrasellar tumor, the left tumor boundary shows 1 tumor, 2 saddle dura, and 3 saddle bone; e the right tumor boundary shows 1 pituitary stalk, 2 tumor, and 3 normal pituitary; f after resection of the tumor, 1 pituitary stalk, 2 mamillary body, 3 normal pituitary, 4 base arterial bifurcation, 5 posterior communicating artery, and 6 left internal carotid artery; gi postoperative enhanced MRI T1 showed total tumor resection

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