Postoperative assessment of the patient after transsphenoidal pituitary surgery

@article{Ausiello2008PostoperativeAO,
  title={Postoperative assessment of the patient after transsphenoidal pituitary surgery},
  author={John C. Ausiello and Jeffrey N. Bruce and Pamela U. Freda},
  journal={Pituitary},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={391-401}
}
While most transsphenoidal pituitary surgery is accomplished without complication, monitoring is required postoperatively for a set of disorders that are specific to this surgery. Postoperative assessments are tailored to the early and later postoperative periods. In the early period, which spans the first few weeks after surgery, both monitoring of anterior and posterior pituitary function and managing neurosurgical issues are the focus of care. Potential disruption of pituitary-adrenal… CONTINUE READING

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