Superior Surgical Approaches to the Diencephalon: Surgery Around the Hypothalamus

  • Russel H. PattersonJr.
Part of the Contemporary Perspectives in Neurosurgery book series (COPENEU)


This chapter outlines our experience with a number of techniques that can be useful for surgery around the hypothalamus.


Pituitary Adenoma Sphenoid Sinus Inferior Petrosal Sinus Pituitary Carcinoma Deep Hypothermia 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Russel H. PattersonJr.
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  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Division of NeurosurgeryNew York Hospital-Cornell Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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