Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 152, Issue 8, pp 1281–1282 | Cite as

Endonasal endoscopic pituitary surgery: is it a matter of fashion?

  • Juan C. Fernandez-Miranda
  • Daniel M. Prevedello
  • Paul Gardner
  • Ricardo Carrau
  • Carl H. Snyderman
  • Amin B. Kassam
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan C. Fernandez-Miranda
    • 1
  • Daniel M. Prevedello
    • 1
    • 3
  • Paul Gardner
    • 1
  • Ricardo Carrau
    • 1
    • 2
  • Carl H. Snyderman
    • 1
    • 2
  • Amin B. Kassam
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Department of OtolaryngologyUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryPittsburghUSA

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