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|Eligible Ages||17 Years and Over|
Criteria Ages Eligible for Study: 17 years of age or older Genders Eligible for Study: Both Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No Inclusion Criteria Patients who meet all of the following criteria are eligible for enrollment as study participants: 1. Patients 17 years of age or older. 2. Cystic sellar, suprasellar, parasellar or intrasellar masses diagnosed by histology, cytology or neuroimaging. 3. Tumour measurements and/or tumour volume can be calculated. 4. Patients who require surgical intervention as determined by the treating neurosurgeon. 5. Being a patient managed in the Halifax Neuropituitary Program surgical clinic. 6. Willingness to undergo surgery and give informed surgical consent. 7. Willingness to provide informed consent for study participation. Exclusion Criteria Patients who meet any of these criteria are not eligible for enrollment as study participants: 1. Neurosurgeon's assessment that surgical procedures hold unacceptable operative risk. 2. Having a solid tumour. 3. Pregnant or breast feeding at time of surgical consent and/or surgery. 4. Hypersensitivity, allergies or contraindication to the used radiopharmaceutical agent (90yttrium colloid).
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|Principal Investigator Affiliation||Capital District Health Auhtority|
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|Cystic Tumors of the Sellar/Parasellar Region|
Surgical procedures will be performed as standard of care. The treating neurosurgeon will determine surgical parameters based on his clinical expertise.
Experimental: 90yttrium colloid
90 Yttrium colloid will be inserted into the cystic cavity. Based on clinical expertise, the treating neurosurgeon will determine the appropriate surgical procedure for each patient on an individual basis which will be reflected in the surgical consent the patient is presented and signs.
Radiation: - 90yttrium colloid
90yttrium colloid will be inserted into a sellar/parasellar cyst
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