Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Resection of Craniopharyngioma

Liew, Kong Yew and Narayanan, Prepageran and Waran, Vicknes (2018) Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Resection of Craniopharyngioma. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base, 79 (S 02). S203-S204. ISSN 2193-6331, DOI https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1620243.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1620243


Objectives demonstrate, step-by-step, the technique and efficacy of endoscopic transsphenoidal approach in resection of a suprasellar craniopharyngioma. Design he video shows a step-by-step approach to the resection, covering the exposure, access, resection, and confirmation of resection and reconstruction. Setting The surgery was performed in the University of Malaya Medical Centre, a tertiary referral center in the capital of Malaysia. Participants Surgery was performed jointly by Professor Prepageran from the department of otorhinolaryngology and Professor Vicknes Waran from the division of neurosurgery. Both surgeons are from the University of Malaya. Video compilation, editing, and voice narration was done by Dr. Kong Yew Liew. Main Outcome Measures completeness of resection and avoidance of intra-A nd postoperative complications. Results based on intraoperative views and MRI findings, the tumor was completely resected with the patient suffering only transient diabetes insipidus. Conclusion central suprasellar tumors can be removed completely via an endoscopic transsphenoidal approach with minimal morbidity to the patient. The link to the video can be found at: Https://youtu.be/ZNIHfk12cYg.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: transsphenoidal; craniopharyngioma; intraoperative MRI; third ventricle; choroid plexus
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2019 04:18
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2019 04:18
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/21469

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