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Title Diagnosis and management of pituitary disorders / edited by Brooke Swearingen and Beverly M.K. Biller
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xv, 475 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Contemporary endocrinology
Contemporary endocrinology (Totowa, N.J.)
Contents Molecular pathogenesis of pituitary adenomas / Andrea Lania, Giovanna Mantovani, and Anna Spada -- Pathology of pituitary adenomas / Roger Gejman and E. Tessa Hedley-Whyte -- Endocrinologic approach to the evaluation of sellar masses / Peter J. Snyder -- Imaging of the pituitary gland, sella, and parasellar region / John T. Lysack and Pamela W. Schaefer -- Neuro-ophthalmology of sellar disease / Dean M. Cestari and Joseph F. Rizzo III -- Prolactinomas: diagnosis and management / Amal Shibli-Rahhal and Janet A. Schlechte -- Acromegaly: pathogenesis, natural history, and diagnosis / David R. Clemmons -- Acromegaly: medical management / Pamela U. Freda -- Acromegaly: surgical management / Michael Buchfelder and Panagiotis Nomikos -- Cushing's disease: diagnostic evaluation / James W. Findling and Hershel Raff -- Cushing's disease: surgical management / Daniel F. Kelly -- Cushing's disease: medical management / John R. Lindsay and Lynnette K. Nieman -- Thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas / Marina S. Zemskova and Monica C. Skarulis -- Non-functioning adenomas: diagnosis and treatment / Carrie R. Muh and Nelson M. Oyesiku -- Pituitary surgery: techniques / William F. Chandler and Ariel L. Barkan -- Pituitary surgery: peri-operative management / Ariel L. Barkan, Howard Blank and William F. Chandler -- Radiation therapy for pituitary adenomas / Helen A. Shih and Jay S. Loeffler -- Lymphocytic hypophysitis and inflammatory disease of the pituitary / Stephan Ulmer and Thomas N. Byrne -- Pituitary apoplexy / Steven J. Russell and Karen Klahr Miller -- Pituitary tumors and pregnancy / Mark E. Molitch -- Management of pituitary incidentalomas / Lawrence A. Frohman -- Sellar and pituitary tumors in children / Takara Stanley, Rajani Prabhakaran, and Madhusmita Misra -- Cystic lesions of the sella / Brian J. Snyder, Thomas P. Naidich, and Kalmon D. Post
Summary This text is a review of management techniques for pituitary tumours. The use of both endocrinologists and neurosurgeons as chapter authors allows differing perspectives to be incorporated. The book is organized around individual tumour types, with additional chapter topics added for subjects requiring special emphasis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Pituitary gland -- Tumors.
Pituitary Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Pituitary Neoplasms -- surgery
Pituitary Neoplasms -- therapy
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Pituitary Neoplasms -- surgery.
Pituitary neoplasms -- Therapy.
Pituitary gland -- Tumors.
Pituitary neoplasms -- Diagnosis.
Pituitary gland -- Tumors
Form Electronic book
Author Swearingen, Brooke.
Biller, Beverly M. K.
ISBN 9781588299222