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Dr. Elizabeth C. Tyler-Kabara discusses use of the endoscopic endonasal approach in the pediatric population.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss expansion of endoscopic endonasal approach (EEA) in the last 15 years, including technological advances that have impacted EEA
  • Discuss use of EEA in pediatric patients
  • Describe complications of EEA in pediatric patients

Reading Resources:

  1. Chivukula S, Koutourousiou M, Snyderman CH, Fernandez-Miranda JC, Gardner PA, Tyler-Kabara EC. Endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery in the pediatric population. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Dec 14
  2. Bonne NX, Zago S, Hosana G, Vinchon M, Van den Abbeele T, Fayoux P. Endonasal endoscopic approach for removal of intranasal nasal glial heterotopias. Rhinology. 2012 Jun;50(2):211-7
  3. Kassam AB, Prevedello DM, Carrau RL, Snyderman CH, Thomas A, Gardner P, Zanation A, Duz B, Stefko ST, Byers K, Horowitz MB. Endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery: analysis of complications in the authors' initial 800 patients.  J Neurosurg. 2011 Jun;114(6):1544-68


Dr. Tyler-Kabara has no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 0.50 contact hour.

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Release Date: 4/4/2013 | Last Modified On: 4/4/2013 | Expires: 4/4/2014

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