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Sophisticated neuroradiologic investigative procedures and the development of microsurgery have led to a radical change in the management of pituitary disorders over the last decade. In addition, advances in prolactin pathophysiology and the development of drugs inhibitory to pituitary hormone secretion have produced treatment options that are bewildering for many clinicians. This beautifully presented and illustrated account of recent advances is therefore most timely. There are introductory chapters on hypothalamic pituitary regulation and causes of pituitary adenomas. There are three sections: a smaller section on pathophysiology and larger sections on clinical evaluation and treatment, the latter encompassing medical, surgical, and
The Pituitary Adenoma.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;94:288. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-94-2-288_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;94(2):288.
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