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Guest Message by DevFuse
 

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Event: Into the brain through the nostrils

in Cushie Calendar
Added by MaryO , 21 Dec 2016


Taking place 21 Dec 2016 through 20 Dec 2020 (Recurring Event)

MaryO


Image-guided (navigation-assisted) endoscopic trans-nasal trans-sphenoidal pituitary surgery is what we are about to view being performedin the country (Sri Lanka) only since October this year. For, the 38-year-old patient lying inert on the operating table has a tumour just above her pituitary gland, between the optic nerves and the carotid arteries, making it a difficult operation-site to access. (The pea-size pituitary gland is dubbed the ‘master gland’ as it produces many hormones for the wholebody, while also stimulating other glands to produce other hormones.) Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2016/12/21/into-the-brain-through-the-nostrils-sri-lanka/



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