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Wednesday
Feb152012

4 days of visual changes

Presentation: A patient presented with a four day history of visual changes.  A brain MRI was performed revealing a large sellar abnormality.  

Left: Preoperative, Right: Gross total tumor removal after endoscopic pituitary resection. Drs. Clark Chen and Bob Carter performed an endoscopic pituitary tumor resection of the lesion using a binostral technique.  Endoscopy allows for large field visualization of the tumor and sellar structures.