MR imaging of pituitary tumors before and after surgical and/or medical treatment.


Four hundred fifteen cases of suspected pituitary tumors were examined by CT and magnetic resonance (MR). Forty-one microadenomas and 26 large sellar-suprasellar pituitary tumors were diagnosed and surgically removed (61 cases) or treated with bromocriptine (six cases). The present study demonstrated that (a) in cases of microadenomas, MR was more accurate… (More)