Anterior pituitary function before and after trans-sphenoidal microsurgical resection of pituitary tumors.

Abstract

Anterior pituitary lobe function was measured pre- and postoperatively in 40 patients with pituitary tumors who were managed surgically by the trans-sphenoidal approach. Of 23 patients with normal anterior lobe function preoperatively, 21 (91%) were normal postoperatively. Of 17 preoperatively impaired patients, 7 (40%) regained normal function, 3 (18… (More)

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@article{McLanaham1978AnteriorPF, title={Anterior pituitary function before and after trans-sphenoidal microsurgical resection of pituitary tumors.}, author={C S McLanaham and Jack Christy and Gillian Tindall}, journal={Neurosurgery}, year={1978}, volume={3 2}, pages={142-5} }