Features of anesthesiological management for transnasal surgical in pituitary adenomas: literature review





pituitary adenomas, transsphenoidal neurosurgery, anesthesia, complications


Tumors of the pituitary gland make up about 10% of all neoplasms of the brain, mainly represented by adenomas. A feature of a larger number of adenomas is the symptoms of hypersecretion of the pituitary hormones, which leads to typical changes in the patient’s body. Surgical removal of pituitary tumors is performed through endoscopical transnasal access. Understanding the individualities of patients, the disease course and the operation course helps the anesthesiologist to ensure adequate preoperative preparation, anesthesia and postoperative management for patients, which reduces the number of complications and facilitates the early recovery of patients.

Author Biographies

Lesia Y. Pechera, Romodanov Neurosurgery Institute, Kyiv

Pediatric Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Department

Mykola O. Guk, Romodanov Neurosurgery Institute, Kyiv

Department of Transsphenoidal Neurosurgery

Arthur O. Mumliev, Romodanov Neurosurgery Institute, Kyiv

Department of Transsphenoidal Neurosurgery


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How to Cite

Pechera, L. Y., Guk, M. O., & Mumliev, A. O. (2017). Features of anesthesiological management for transnasal surgical in pituitary adenomas: literature review. Ukrainian Neurosurgical Journal, (4), 18–23. https://doi.org/10.25305/unj.115995



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