Treatment

The mainstay of treatment of symptomatic meningiomas is surgery with as complete a resection as possible. In the case of tumors of the sellar region, careful pre-operative planning is essential to assess the extent of possible resection and likelihood of damage to neighboring structures. This is particularly important in the case of cavernous sinus meningiomas, where several questions remain unanswered. Are cavernous sinus meningiomas curable and is the cranial nerve morbidity associated with resection acceptable? Surgeons base these decisions on the degree of involvement of the internal carotid artery. Many authors believe that tumors completely encircling and compressing the artery or invading the cavernous sinus cannot be totally resected without unacceptable morbidity. In such cases a subtotal resection, with or without radiotherapy, may be an effective short-term strategy.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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