Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-40442
Actor, B; Sarnthein, J; Prömmel, P; Holzmann, D; Bernays, R L (2010). Olfactory improvement in acromegaly after transnasal transsphenoidal surgery. Neurosurgical Focus, 29(4):E10.
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The data provide the first significant evidence for improvement in olfactory performance in patients with acromegaly after transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) of growth hormone-producing adenomas. Furthermore, postoperative olfactory disturbance in patients treated with transnasal TSS is more frequent than previously reported. Nevertheless, recurrent transnasal TSS can be performed successfully, even multiple times, and does not involve a higher risk of nasal complications.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||17 Dec 2010 13:11|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2013 06:52|
|Publisher:||American Association of Neurological Surgeons|
|Free access at:||Official URL. An embargo period may apply.|
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