Live today: Pituitary Adenoma

12.12.2019

As we have mentioned before, this series follows the content of the dissection course in Tübingen. Therefore, the next two episodes focus on the head and neck area.

Thursday, December 12th 2019, 6pm:

Pituitary Adenoma: Transnasal Tumor Removal

Three different clinical disciplines will work together in this episode: ENT medicine, Neuroradiology and Neurosurgery.

Guests:

Prof. Dr Jürgen Honegger, Dep. Medical Director, University Department of Neurosurgery
PD Dr Sven Becker, Dep. Medical Director, University Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Dr Stephan Herlan, Specialist, University Department of Neurosurgery
Dr Nadja Selo, Junior Doctor, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Dr Sabrina Giese, Junior Doctor, University Department of Neurosurgery
 
Case File:
 
A 59-year-old patient notices a loss of visual acuity in the left eye. Therefore, he visits the ophthalmic clinic. Tests there show a bitemporal hemianopsia and a central scotoma. Due to this, a MRI of the neurocranium is made. The MRI shows a mass in the area of the sella turcica.

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