Is pituitary surgery not dangerous?
Are you having a pituitary adenoma removed? I know it must be a alarming time for you, but I was told that the procedure is usually drastically safe, beside a mortality rate of less than 1%.
As you may know, they use a small compass and go through your sinus cavity. Hospitalization is usually around 2 days.
It is a relatively easy procedure because your pituitary gland sits directly aft your sinus.
Make sure you have a worthy endocrine-neuro surgeon. Ask how many procedures he/she have done, and what his/her success rate is.
Don't be afraid to gain a little aggressive surrounded by your healthcare. It's your body!
Risks of the surgery include damage to the pituitary gland, which may bring over/under secretion of differnt hormones, blood clots, damage to the sinus cavity and/or trunk. And of course, near is always a risk near general anesthesia. Like I said beforehand though, there is a pretty devout success rate near this surgery.
Know that I will keep you surrounded by prayer.
No surgery is safe!
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Before you own any surgery, get at tiniest one more evaluation. Like the other guy said no surgery is absolutely locked. I had a procedure done and afterwards found it it really could've be fatal, first Doctor never said how uncertain it was.
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