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Diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors

Diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors

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Published by Excerpta Medica, American Elsevier Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pituitary gland -- Tumors.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEditors: Peter O. Kohler [and] Griff T. Ross.
    SeriesInternational congress series,, 303
    ContributionsKohler, Peter O., 1938- ed., Ross, Griff T., ed., National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U.S.), National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC280.P5 D5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 343 p.
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5439612M
    ISBN 100444150986
    LC Control Number73088894

    The Pituitary Patient Resource Guide a one of a kind publication intended as an invaluable source of information not only for patients but also their families, physicians, and all health care providers. It contains information on symptoms, proper testing, how to get a diagnosis, and the treatment options that are available. Mayo Clinic's large database of people with all types of pituitary tumors contributes to advances in diagnosis and treatment. Publications. See a list of publications about pituitary tumors by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

    Pituitary Disorders: Diagnosis and Management is a publication written by some of the top pituitary experts in the world, this book is written for doctors who may be unfamiliar with pituitary disorders. It is an excellent guide to aid in the diagnosis, treatment and rest of life care for pituitary patients.   Pituitary carcinoma is defined by the presence of a pituitary tumor that is either not contiguous with the primary sellar tumor and/or a pituitary tumor that has metastasized to sites distant from the pituitary (1, 2).It is important to emphasize that although pituitary tumors commonly infiltrate and actively invade surrounding sellar structures such as dura, bone, and less commonly, blood Cited by:

    Lawrie's story - journey of pituitary tumour diagnosis. Gail's story - Hydrocortisone regime. The views expressed by the contributors are not necessarily those of The Pituitary Foundation. All information given is general - individual patients can vary and specific advice . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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Diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors Download PDF EPUB FB2

Much-needed and brilliantly multidisciplinary, Diagnosis and Management of Pituitary Tumors offers all those dealing with pituitary cancer patients today's most comprehensive guide to diagnosis and treatment, one whose coordinated treatment strategies have already sharply improved long-term survival rates for many : Kamal Thapar.

From the reviews: "The diagnosis and treatment of all major diseases of the anterior pituitary are covered in detail in this book, with an emphasis on the different types of pituitary adenomas. Reviews: 1. Nineteen cutting-edge review articles by leading authorities provide a comprehensive overview of the normal function of the pituitary and of the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary disorders.

Topics range from normal hypothalamic-pituitary interactions and the processes that disrupt them to new. Treatment of a pituitary tumor depends on the hormonal activity of the tumor, the size and location of the tumor, as well as the age and overall health of the person with the tumor.

The goals of treatment may be to remove the tumor, to reduce or control tumor size, and/or to re- balance hormone Size: 1MB. Curr Opin Neurol. Dec;17(6) Diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors. Kreutzer J(1), Fahlbusch R.

Author information: (1)Department of Neurosurgery, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany. [email protected] PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors book of pituitary adenomas remains an interdisciplinary challenge involving neurosurgeons, endocrinologists Cited by:   Importance Pituitary adenomas may hypersecrete hormones or cause mass effects.

Therefore, early diagnosis and treatment are important. Observations Prevalence of pituitary adenomas ranges from 1 in adults to 1 in adults. Approximately 50% are microadenomas (Cited by: Pituitary tumors often require care from a team of doctors.

Doctors on your team may include: Many other specialists might be part of your treatment team as well, including physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation. Importance: Pituitary adenomas may hypersecrete hormones or cause mass effects.

Therefore, early diagnosis and treatment are important. Observations: Prevalence of pituitary adenomas ranges from 1 in adults to 1 in adults. Approximately 50% are microadenomas (Cited by: Much-needed and brilliantly multidisciplinary, Diagnosis and Management of Pituitary Tumors offers all those dealing with pituitary cancer patients today's most comprehensive guide to diagnosis and.

To round out the clinician's understanding of the illness, a patient describes the experience of diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.

Comprehensive and accessible, Management of Pituitary Tumors: The Clinician's Practical Guide brings together all the medical fields involved in treating pituitary tumors, both for novices in the specialties that Reviews: 1. The hypothalamus plays a key role in regulation of endocrine (pituitary function), metabolic (food intake, energy balance, and water metabolism), and nonendocrine (body temperature, sleep/wake cycle) functions.

Diseases involving the hypothalamus give rise to variable associations of endocrine. Pituitary Tumors Information Page. the stress response, and functions of the sex organs via the thyroid gland, adrenal gland, ovaries, and testes.

A pituitary tumor is an abnormal growth of cells within the pituitary gland. or the carotid arteries (the vessels that bring blood to the brain).

Early diagnosis and treatment is the key to a. A pituitary tumor is a growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the pituitary gland. Pituitary tumors form in the pituitary gland, a pea-sized organ in the center of the brain, just above the back of the nose.

The pituitary gland is sometimes called the "master endocrine gland" because it makes hormones that affect the way many parts of the body work. It also controls hormones made by many Author: PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board.

The most common cause is a pituitary adenoma, a noncancerous tumor that makes growth hormone from your pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is in the skull, just below the brain. It is part of. Whether you or someone you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope.

From basic information about cancer and its causes to in-depth information on specific cancer types – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options – you’ll find it here.

Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging. For most types of cancer, the stage (extent) of the cancer is an important part of determining treatment options. But for pituitary tumors, other factors, such as if the tumor is releasing hormones or causing symptoms, are often more important.

Genre/Form: Review literature: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors. New York: Raven press, © Tumors. Pituitary Tumors Caring for Your Body, Mind and Spirit Because You’re More Than Your Diagnosis.

When you or a loved one are suddenly diagnosed with a brain tumor of any kind — including a pituitary tumor — you can quickly get lost in a haze of medical terms, diagnoses, tests, procedures and treatment options. DIAGNOSIS The crucial problem in both the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors is that of vision.

The complaint of blur­ring or failing vision of gradual onset should arouse the sus­picion of a pituitary tumor especially if there is' a history of long standing headache, chronic menstrual disturbances, or loss of libido in a young adult Cited by: 2. Pituitary tumors treatment can include surgery, radiation therapy, and medical therapy, either alone or in combination.

Treatment is individualized and is dictated by the type of tumor, its location, and hormonal expression.

Get detailed treatment information in ths summary for clinicians. Treatment of choice for pituitary adenomas has traditionally been the transnasal, transsphenoidal surgical resection, either via microscope or endoscope, whereas in prolactinomas and selected Author: Wolfgang Saeger.Importance Pituitary adenomas may hypersecrete hormones or cause mass effects.

Therefore, early diagnosis and treatment are important. Observations Prevalence of pituitary adenomas ranges from 1 Author: Mark Molitch.Pituitary tumors may occur in up to 15% to 20% of people, but tumors requiring treatment occur less frequently and often are not diagnosed.

There are two main types of pituitary tumors. Functioning Tumors: These pituitary tumors cause the body to make too much of certain hormones. Hormones that may be overproduced by such pituitary tumors include.