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California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF

The UCSF Center for Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery treats some complex pituitary adenomas with extensive sinonasal or skull base involvement, but most pituitary tumors are treated at the California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF - one of the busiest pituitary practices in the country, treating over 500 patients in 2010. Surgeons at the CCPD use a variety of approaches to safely remove pituitary tumors, including the minimally invasive transsphenoidal approach.

UCSF Surgical Team Extends Support Beyond Operating Room Patient Story

UCSF patient Ana Aureoles' unique support network helps after her minimally invasive skull base surgery for a pituitary tumor

Stryker course for residents

This is a skull base course in which nine otolaryngology residents and nine neurosurgery residents are paired at nine cadaver heads, supplemented with morning lectures. The course covers all approaches, including minimally invasive endonasal approaches.

Chordoma Foundation

The Chordoma Foundation is a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of chordoma patients by accelerating research to develop effective treatments for chordoma, and by helping patients to get the best care possible.

Coming soon - CME course for surgeons

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