Surg Neurol Int 2021 5;12. Epub 2021 Jan 5.
Department of Neurosurgery, Northeast National Medical Center, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
Background: Tuberculum sellae meningiomas have an incidence from 5 to 10% of all intracranial meningiomas and tend to be surgically difficult and challenging tumors given their proximity to important structures such as the internal carotid artery (ICA), anterior cerebral artery (ACA), and optic nerves. Typically, their growth is posteriorly and superiorly oriented, thereby displacing the optic nerves and causing visual dysfunction, which is the primary indication for surgical treatment. The main goals of the treatment are the preservation or restoration of visual abilities and a complete tumor resection. Read More