Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

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Case Report, J Spine Neurosurg Vol: 4 Issue: 3

Perioperative Stroke after Endonasal Pituitary Tumor Resection: A Case Report

Jasmit Singh*, Hrushikesh Kharosekar and Vernon Velho
Department of Neurosurgery, Grant Medical College, Mumbai, India
Corresponding author : Dr Jasmit Singh
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Grant Medical College and J J Group of Hospitals, Byculla , Mumbai, India
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Received: October 17, 2014 Accepted: April 06, 2015 Published: April 10, 2015
Citation: Singh J, Kharosekar H, Velho V (2015) Perioperative Stroke after Endonasal Pituitary Tumor Resection: A Case Report. J Spine Neurosurg 4:2 doi:10.4172/2325-9701.1000188


Postoperative stroke is a rare but major complication after surgery, incidence depend upon type and complexity of the surgery. The etio pathogenesis of perioperative stroke is multifactorial, although the most often proposed mechanism is an embolus originating from the heart or great vessels. Cerebral Infarct caused by intracranial artery thrombosis is an extremely rare complication of transsphenoidal pituitary surgery. A unique case of an unexpected hemodynamic massive left ICA territory infarct with relevant literature is described here.

Keywords: Perioperative; Pituitary Adenoma; Endonasal; Stroke; Infarct

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