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Anaesthetic Management of Morbidly Obese Patient for Trans-Sphenoidal Resection of Pituitary Adenoma
The prevalence of pituitary tumours is approximately 200 per million of the population1 but unselected postmortem studies suggest an incidence of 10–27%.2
Trans-Sphenoidal Resection, Pituitary Adenoma, Morbid Obesity.
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