Jamie J. Van Gompel, M.D., B.S., Professor in Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology specializing in endoscopic/open skull base focusing on Pituitary tumors as well as Epilepsy at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Garret W. Choby, M.D., a fellowship-trained rhinologist and endoscopic skull base surgeon practicing at the Mayo Clinic.
- Understand the additional considerations that are key to performing endonasal surgery during the COVID pandemic
- Identify the practice changes that are allowing pituitary surgery to proceed safely
- Characterize the nasal cavity and nasopharynx as a reservoir for the coronavirus
- Identify the risk of undergoing pituitary surgery during the Covid -19 pandemic