Double pituitary adenomas are most commonly associated with GH- and ACTH-secreting tumors: systematic review of the literature

@article{OgandoRivas2017DoublePA,
  title={Double pituitary adenomas are most commonly associated with GH- and ACTH-secreting tumors: systematic review of the literature},
  author={Elizabeth Ogando-Rivas and Andrew F Alalade and Jerome Boatey and Theodore H. Schwartz},
  journal={Pituitary},
  year={2017},
  volume={20},
  pages={702-708}
}
Double adenomas in the pituitary gland are a rare occurrence. The ability to cure a hormone-producing adenoma with surgery is dependent on the ability to identify and completely remove the correct adenoma. The relative frequency of each subtype of hormone-secreting adenomas confirmed with magnetic resonance image (MRI), surgery and immunohistochemistry is not defined. Following PRISMA guidelines, we performed a systematic review of PubMed Central, Google Scholar, Scopus Database, Cochrane… CONTINUE READING

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