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Pituitary Adenomas

Pituitary Adenomas is a comprehensive book about the most common pathology of the pituitary gland in the sellar region. The book chapters include epidemiology, symptoms and signs, clinical, imaging, immunohistochemical and ultrastructural pathological diagnosis, therapeutic approaches and outcome of the functional and non-functional pituitary tumors. Therapies include medications, endoscopic transphenoidal and open surgeries; radiotherapy includes gamma knife radiosurgery. Visual symptoms has important and characteristic patterns which has discussed in one specific chapter. Endocrine secretion is another characteristic in 40% of pituitary adenomas. Therefore, another chapter presents it. Stereotactic radiosurgery and endoscopic surgery both have special role in recent decades. Thus, they have considered specifically, too. Authors expect to give excellent insight in pituitary adenoma to the book readers.

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Pituitary AdenomasEdited by Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar

Published: February 10th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1692

ISBN: 978-953-51-0041-6

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1. Pituitary Adenomas and Ophthalmology

By Santiago Ortiz-Perez and Bernardo Sanchez-Dalmau

4284

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2. Diagnostic Imaging of the Pituitary and Parasellar Region

By Joanna Bladowska and Marek Sąsiadek

7528

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3. Functioning Pituitary Adenoma

By Mahdi Sharif-Alhoseini, Edward R. Laws and Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar

3058

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4. Pituitary Adenomas – Clinico-Pathological, Immunohistochemical and Ultrastructural Study

By Alma Ortiz-Plata, Martha L. Tena-Suck, Iván Pérez-Neri, Daniel Rembao-Bojórquez and Angeles Fernández

4191

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5. Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Pituitary Adenomas

By Ricardo H. Brau and David Lozada

2156

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