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Figure 2: Intraoperative photograph showing, (a) exposure of the sphenoid sinus and demonstration of sellar floor (SF), tuberculum sellae (TS), planum sphenoidale (PS), lateral and medial carotid recesses, optic and carotid prominences, and clivus (b) exposed dura of SF, TS, and PS with superior intercavernous sinus (c) tumor in sellar cavity, and (d) suprasellar part of the tumor with its pseudocapsule and arachnoid covering (e) endosellar or extraarachnoid approach for intracapsular removal of intrasellar pituitary adenoma (f) intraarachnoid or extracapsular removal of suprasellar adenoma (g and h) panoramic (g) and close up (h) views of the surgical field after complete tumor removal

Figure 2: Intraoperative photograph showing, (a) exposure of the sphenoid sinus and demonstration of sellar floor (SF), tuberculum sellae (TS), planum sphenoidale (PS), lateral and medial carotid recesses, optic and carotid prominences, and clivus (b) exposed dura of SF, TS, and PS with superior intercavernous sinus (c) tumor in sellar cavity, and (d) suprasellar part of the tumor with its pseudocapsule and arachnoid covering (e) endosellar or extraarachnoid approach for intracapsular removal of intrasellar pituitary adenoma (f) intraarachnoid or extracapsular removal of suprasellar adenoma (g and h) panoramic (g) and close up (h) views of the surgical field after complete tumor removal