Skull base surgery

Skull base surgery

Jamie J. Van Gompel, M.D., a neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, describes skull base surgery — the complex surgery at the interface of the facial bones and bones of the skull. Mayo specialists employ endoscopic surgery to treat tumors that occur around the pituitary gland at the back of the nose.


Published

December 31, 2013

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Mayo Clinic