Medical Management of Pituitary Adenomas: The Special Case of Management of the Pregnant Woman

@article{Bronstein2002MedicalMO,
  title={Medical Management of Pituitary Adenomas: The Special Case of Management of the Pregnant Woman},
  author={M D Bronstein and Luiz Roberto Salgado and Nina Rosa de Castro Musolino},
  journal={Pituitary},
  year={2002},
  volume={5},
  pages={99-107}
}
The development of efficacious surgical and medical therapies for pituitary adenomas as well as the improvement of hormone therapy for ovulation induction has made pregnancy possible for women harboring pituitary tumors. However, gestational risks due to the possibility of tumor growth during pregnancy, mainly in women with macroadenomas, raise a concern. Bromocriptine has a well-established role for prolactinoma treatment before and during pregnancy, even when a symptomatic tumor increase… CONTINUE READING