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How soon after diagnosis of brain tumour does surgery happen ?

pituitry tumour needs to be removed
Asked On : Sat, 8 Jan 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Dear concerned.,
Thanks for writing to us.
The pituitary tumours are usually located in a region called Cell Tursica very close to a region called Optic Chiasma where the fibres of Left and Right Optic nerves Criss Cross each other.Usually the tumors therefore produce a visual field defect called bitemporal/binasal hemianopias.therefore it is very important to you to consult a Neuro surgeon for an Elective Neuro Surgical procedure.
Depending upon the severity of the pressure effect and harmonal imbalance,the neurosurgical procedure
will be decided either as a (1) Trans Sphenoidal approach in which case a team of Neuro surgeon/ENT Surgeon and a Maxillo facial surgeons will perform the Surgery an externally there will be no visible scar.
(2)thru' infra temporal route; This involves opening the skull from a side behind the forehead by a neuro surgeon.athis procedure involves production of scars in the temporal area.
Kindly discuss the issue thoroughly with your Neuro surgeon and then decide about the Elective procedure.
Best Regards.,
Wishing you a quick recovery.,
Dr Lt Cdr ASN bhushan.
Answered: Tue, 13 Nov 2012
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Cardiologist Dr. Naresh Ruparelia's  Response
HI well come to HCM.
If benign,Non growing and no signs of pressure on surrounding structure one can go
for planned surgery.If non operable one may take help of radiation and chemo therapy
in case of cancer. Thanks.
Answered: Tue, 23 Aug 2011
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