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2020 Sep 16

BMC Surg



Chronic rhinosinusitis due to cyano-acrylic glue after endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery.


Bani-Ata M, Alzoubi F, Abuzayed B, Alhowary AAA, Aleshawi AJ
BMC Surg. 2020 Sep 16; 20(1):205.
PMID: 32938449.


To reduce the risk of cerebrospinal fluid leak, clinicians utilize a filling material placed in the sella followed by floor reconstruction with various materials, including glue sealing. Cyano-acrylic glue Glubran®2 glue is commercially available and is generally used as embolizing agent and for the prevention of cerebrospinal fluid leakage.