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Is endoscopic skull base surgery right for me?

There are multiple factors to be considered before making the decision to undergo endoscopic skull base surgery.

First of all, the surgeon will examine the situation and decide whether the problem can be treated completely by applying skull base surgery. If the problem cannot be treated with the use of an endoscope, an "open" approach with incisions may need to be performed.

If you have a sinus tumor, cancer, brain fluid leak, pituitary tumor or other condition that involves the skull base, you should discuss with your surgeon what is best for you.

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