Endoscopic assisted surgery of pituitary gland tumours is the most effective method of approaching the pituitary . The pituitary gland is located at the extremity of your brain and above the Sphenoid sinus which is the one situated most behind. This gland is resposible for regulating most of your body’s hormones, the chemical messengers that travel through your blood.
The camera attached to the nasal endoscope permits your surgeon to watch on a television screen while introducing other special instruments along the scope to remove the tumor.
Endoscopic pituitary surgery is done to remove definite tumor types that start to grow in your pituitary gland.Different endoscopes with different angles allow the surgeon to see all corners , enabling him to ensure complete removal.