Brain tumor removal via nostrils leaves patients scar-free

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 22, 2019 5:48 PM CT
<strong>In November, Michael Beckman underwent brain surgery to remove a benign&nbsp;mass near his pituitary gland. His doctors used&nbsp;the endoscopic endonasal approach (EEA), a modern surgical technique used to remove brain tumors through the nose. &ldquo;The amazing part about everything is how some people don&rsquo;t believe I had brain surgery,&rdquo; Beckman said.&nbsp;</strong>(Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

In November, Michael Beckman underwent brain surgery to remove a benign mass near his pituitary gland. His doctors used the endoscopic endonasal approach (EEA), a modern surgical technique used to remove brain tumors through the nose. “The amazing part about everything is how some people don’t believe I had brain surgery,” Beckman said. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Local doctors at Methodist University Hospital have teamed up for a multidisciplinary approach that removes brain tumors through the nose, which doesn't leave a scar across a patient's face or head. 

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Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet covers business for The Daily Memphian. Prior to, she was a reporter at the Memphis Business Journal. A native Memphian and University of Memphis graduate, Michelle covered business in Conway, Arkansas after college. Michelle got her start covering business as an intern at The Commercial Appeal.


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