Category: TumorThe Transsphenoidal Approach and Its Variants: Part IIKrisht, Ali F. M.D.Author Information Dr. Krisht is Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, Slot #507, Little Rock, AR 72205. The author has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Editor: Ali F. Krisht, M.D.* University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Production Assistant: Ronalda Williams Editorial Board: Ossama Al-Mefty, M.D. Evandro De Oliveira, M.D. Curtis A. Dickman, M.D. Rudolph Fahlbusch, M.D. John Fox, M.D. Allan Friedman, M.D. Douglas Kondziolka, M.D. Mark Linskey, M.D. Tom Origitano, M.D. Glenn Pait, M.D. Kalmon Post, M.D. Chandra Sen, M.D. Robert Solomon, M.D. Martin Weiss, M.D. Gazi Yaşargil, M.D. * Dr. Krisht has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Contemporary Neurosurgery: December 31st, 2002 - Volume 24 - Issue 26 - p 1-5 Buy Abstract Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the various aspects of the endonasal transsphenoidal and endoscopic transsphenoidal approaches. 2. Recall the guidelines for tumor resection of pituitary adenomas. 3. Describe postoperative care and complication avoidance in the different variants of the transsphenoidal approach. © 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.