Outcome of Pituitary Adenoma Surgery Through Transphenoidal Microscopic Approach : A Study of 15 Cases

Authors

  • Haradhan Deb Nath Department of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Kanak Kanti Barua Department of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Malay Kumar Das Department of Anaesthesia, Plastic & Burn Unit Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Shahnewaz Bari Department of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v14i2.25715

Keywords:

Pituitary adenoma, Transphenoidal approach, Microscopic approach, Acromegally, Cushing syndrome.

Abstract

Background: Transphenoidal microscopic approach is minimally invasive surgery in case of pituitary adenoma. Comparatively less complication than transcranial approach.

Objective: The purpose of the study to see the outcome of transphenoidal microscopic removal of pituitary adenoma.

Results: The study showed the majority 8(53.33%) of patients were female. It was documented that 7(46.66%) of patient had age group 21-40 years. It was evident that 13(86.66%) of patient had macroadenoma. Among the 15 patients 14(93.33%) had visual disturbance and 1(6.64%) had pituitary apoplexy. Tumor was totally removed under microscope in 10(66.67%) cases. It was documented that 12(80.11%) of patients improved after surgery.

Conclusion: Transphenoidal microscopic pituitary surgery is one of the important procedure which can save many lives with lack of postoperative complication.

Chatt Maa Shi Hosp Med Coll J; Vol.14 (2); Jul 2015; Page 38-42

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Haradhan Deb Nath, Department of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka



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Published

2015-11-16

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Nath, H. D., Barua, K. K., Das, M. K., & Bari, S. (2015). Outcome of Pituitary Adenoma Surgery Through Transphenoidal Microscopic Approach : A Study of 15 Cases. Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal, 14(2), 38–42. https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v14i2.25715

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