Pituitary cryoablation.

Abstract

Transphenoidal ablation of the pituitary gland by the injection of alcohol is used for the relief of wide-spread cancer pain. A technique is described in which a cryoprobe is passed through a transphenoidal needle and a number of lesions produced within the gland. It is suggested that this method of pituitary ablation may prove to be as effective but… (More)

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@article{Duthie1983PituitaryC, title={Pituitary cryoablation.}, author={Angela Duthie}, journal={Anaesthesia}, year={1983}, volume={38 5}, pages={495-7} }