Dr. Eric Wang gives a presentation on the advantages of intracranial surgery, including preservation of pituitary function.

Educational objectives:

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

  • Recall the relevant anatomy of the anterior skull base necessary for a transcribiform resection of a sinonasal malignancy
  • Improve the surgical outcomes for suprasellar pathology by understanding the necessity of increased surgical access and the relevant neurovascular anatomy compared to pituitary surgery
  • Identify potential risk factors for post-operative CSF leaks after endoscopic endonasal surgery and the role of lumbar drainage

Disclosures:

Dr. Wang has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Course faculty member: Stryker

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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 .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.75) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

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