Course on Transnasal Endoscopic Approach to Pituitary Tumors in Cuba

Principal Professor: Dr. Luis Alonso Fernández. 2nd specialist. Degree in Neurosurgery. Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery. Assistant Researcher.

Duration Time: 4 Weeks
Number of Credits: 13
Places: Maximum 2
Spanish Language


Topic 1: Generalities of endoscopic transnasal surgery.

Topic 2: Endoscopic transnasal surgical anatomy.

Topic 3: Pre, trans and postoperative management of non-functioning pituitary tumors.

Topic 4: Pre, trans and postoperative management of functioning pituitary tumors.

General purpose:

To develop basic abilities and skills in the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors approached by endoscopic transnasal route.

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