Surgery for Pituitary Tumors

10 October 2012

 

During the webinar: "Surgery for Pituitary Tumors," Dr. Aghi discusses:

  • The role of surgery in the management of different pituitary tumors
  • The distinctions between different surgical approaches currently used for pituitary lesions
  • The short term pre and post-surgery patient experience for different surgical approaches
  • Typical post-surgery outcomes in terms of the rates of remission for hormone-secreting tumors and chances of improvement of other symptoms
  • The role of radiation in managing pituitary tumors

 

  • Manish K Aghi, MD, PhD
    Neurosurgeon, California Center for Pituitary Disorders
    Co-Director, Center for Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery (MISB)
    Assistant Professor, University of California,
    San Francisco Department of Neurological Surgery

Description

 

During the webinar: "Surgery for Pituitary Tumors," Dr. Aghi discusses:

  • The role of surgery in the management of different pituitary tumors
  • The distinctions between different surgical approaches currently used for pituitary lesions
  • The short term pre and post-surgery patient experience for different surgical approaches
  • Typical post-surgery outcomes in terms of the rates of remission for hormone-secreting tumors and chances of improvement of other symptoms
  • The role of radiation in managing pituitary tumors

 

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