ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Coronary Bypass and Aortic Valve Surgery in a Patient with Pituitary Adenoma: A case reports
TEZCANER Tevfik, MOLDİBİ Oğuz, YORGANCIOĞLU Cem, ÇATAV Zeki, ZORLUTUNA İ. Yaman
Bayındır Tıp Merkezi Kardiyovasküler Cerrahi Bölümü, Ankara
Coronary bypass and aortic valve surgery in a patient with pituitary adenoma is reported. Surgery was carried out using standard operative techniques, and triple coronary bypass, and aortic valve replacement with mechanical prosthesis of St. Jude was performed. He was monitorized with several parameters for the early recognition of pituitary apoplexy. Postoperative course was uneventful 3 months after the initial operation a succesful hypophysectomy was performed.
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