Tuesday, April 16

7:00 am - 9:00 am

28D; SDCC

211 Pituitary Tumors

AANS Member Fee: $150
Non-member Fee: $150
Member Fee: $65

Moderator(s): John A. Jane Jr., MD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Manish K. Aghi, MD, PhD, FAANS; William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD, FAANS; Douglas Allen Hardesty, MD, FAANS; Pamela Stuart Jones, MD, MPH, FAANS; Girish Ramachandran Menon, MD (India)

Participants will obtain a state-of-the-art update on endonasal surgical management of pituitary tumors, as well as medical and radiosurgical adjunctive therapies.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss surgical strategies for maximizing chances of remission in patients with acromegaly and Cushing’s disease.
  • Describe utility and technical nuances of endonasal endoscopic removal of pituitary adenomas.
  • Provide current treatment algorithms for patients with atypical and/or invasive pituitary adenomas.