Pacific Rim Master Class in Endoscopic Endonasal and Keyhole Surgery was held at Pacific Neuroscience Institute.The course video playlist is now available.
Pacific Neuroscience Institute is very pleased to announce an expansion of its clinical space associated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. The new state-of-the-art clinics for brain, pituitary, movement and spine conditions are located at 5215 Torrance Blvd., Suite 300. Find out more.
Keyhole surgery is the concept of safely removing brain, skull base and pituitary tumors through smaller, more precise openings that minimize collateral damage to surrounding scalp, brain, blood vessels and nerves. A majority of these tumors can now be removed via one of the several keyhole approaches available nowadays, using a small craniotomy (bony skull opening) or an approach through the nostrils. These approaches are technically demanding, require specialized instrumentation, significant surgical expertise and are not appropriate for all tumors. Find out more.
Pituitary disorders caused by pituitary tumors are an under-diagnosed set of conditions that can wreak havoc on the hormonal system of the body resulting in a multitude of seemingly unrelated symptoms such as weight gain and vision loss. Find out more about these conditions.
What is it like to be a brain surgeon? Take a look behind the scenes and follow a young doctor through his day as a neurosurgery fellow in a busy practice at Pacific Neuroscience Institute in Santa Monica, California.
A former pituitary tumor patient joins forces with the Pacific Pituitary Disorders Center to bring awareness to Cushing’s disease and other pituitary tumor-related syndromes. Read about Sharmyn McGraw’s 7-year journey.
Pacific Neuroscience Institute & The Ohio State University Surgeons Host Master Class in Keyhole & Endoscopic Brain Surgery in January 2019. Find out more and surgeons can register now.
More than 25 percent of women with Cushing’s disease experienced their first symptoms within one year of giving birth, a small study by researchers at Pacific Neuroscience Institute found.
Pituitary disorders are still considered by some “rare”, although many experts consider them unfortunately rarely diagnosed. Find out what you can do in this article by Marriage & Family Therapist, Linda M. Rio.
Chronic and/or serious physical illness of any kind has far reaching effects that go far beyond the actual physical symptoms of the disease. Medicine focuses on the patient, so that people close to the patient are often ignored. Read about the deep impact of pituitary disorders on families and what can be done to overcome these challenges.