Treatment of empty sella syndrome with ventriculoperitoneal shunt.


A symptomatic empty sella developed in a female patient undergoing bromocriptine therapy for microprolactinoma. Placement of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt dramatically improved the symptoms of headache and blurred vision. The post-operative imaging showed resolution of the empty sella. She was able to resume bromocriptine therapy without recurrence of her… (More)