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Name: World neurosurgery
Simultaneous resection of pituitary macroadenoma and sphenoid sinus inverted papilloma: The challenge of operating sinonasal and skull base pathologies through a single-stage endoscopic endonasal approach.
Coexistence of sinonasal and skull-base tumors is uncommon but possible, and the endonasal route seems to be the best option to manage simultaneously both lesions. We report the first case in English ...
Patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFPAs) can suffer from cognitive dysfunction. However, the literature on longitudinal cognitive follow-up of patients undergoing endoscopic endonasal t...
The benefit of prophylactic antibiotic use in endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery (EETS) for pituitary lesions is controversial. Many surgeons administer antibiotics perioperatively not based...
During the endoscopic endonasal approach (EEA) to the anterior cranial base, the lateral boundaries are the lamina papyracea (medial orbital walls) bilaterally but further extension in the coronal pla...
The endoscopic endonasal approach for the craniovertebral junction (CVJ), instead of the microscopic transoral approach, has been widely adopted and accepted especially in resection of the odontoid pr...
There is considerable controversy about the use of nasal packing following endoscopic endonasal resection of pituitary tumors as a necessary treatment amongst Rhinology-Skull Base Surgeons...
The aim of this study is to determine the impact of endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery on nasal function using a numerical simulation and to compare the difference between two ki...
The purpose of this study is to determine nasal resonance change after endoscopic endonasal pituitary surgery. Furthermore, the quality of voice is assessed, also.
Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery is a procedure for the treatment of pituitary macroadenomas that cause visual impairment through optic chiasm compression. The aim of this retr...
To identify: 1. The most frequent pathologies affecting pterygopalatine fossa, lateral recess of the sphenoid sinus, petrous apex, Meckel's cave, cavernous sinus, infratemporal fos...
The sudden loss of blood supply to the PITUITARY GLAND, leading to tissue NECROSIS and loss of function (PANHYPOPITUITARISM). The most common cause is hemorrhage or INFARCTION of a PITUITARY ADENOMA. It can also result from acute hemorrhage into SELLA TURCICA due to HEAD TRAUMA; INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; or other acute effects of central nervous system hemorrhage. Clinical signs include severe HEADACHE; HYPOTENSION; bilateral visual disturbances; UNCONSCIOUSNESS; and COMA.
Changing an operative procedure from an endoscopic surgical procedure to an open approach during the INTRAOPERATIVE PERIOD.
Fiberoptic endoscopy designed for duodenal observation and cannulation of VATER'S AMPULLA, in order to visualize the pancreatic and biliary duct system by retrograde injection of contrast media. Endoscopic (Vater) papillotomy (SPHINCTEROTOMY, ENDOSCOPIC) may be performed during this procedure.
Peptides, natural or synthetic, that stimulate the release of PITUITARY HORMONES. They were first isolated from the extracts of the HYPOTHALAMUS; MEDIAN EMINENCE; PITUITARY STALK; and NEUROHYPOPHYSIS. In addition, some hypophysiotropic hormones control pituitary cell differentiation, cell proliferation, and hormone synthesis. Some can act on more than one pituitary hormone.
Incision of Oddi's sphincter or Vater's ampulla performed by inserting a sphincterotome through an endoscope (DUODENOSCOPE) often following retrograde cholangiography (CHOLANGIOPANCREATOGRAPHY, ENDOSCOPIC RETROGRADE). Endoscopic treatment by sphincterotomy is the preferred method of treatment for patients with retained or recurrent bile duct stones post-cholecystectomy, and for poor-surgical-risk patients that have the gallbladder still present.
Diabetes Diabetes Endocrine Disorders Obesity Oxycontin Renal Disease Thyroid Disorders Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine glands and the hormones that they secrete (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are several g...