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What is the recovery time after surgery to for pituitary adenoma?

What is the recovery time after surgery to for pituitary adenoma?

It depends?: In most cases, no. Patients often report immediate relief from symptoms after transphenoidal hypophysectomy and little pain. Some leave the hospital the same day. This all depend on the surgery, possible complicatios. ...Read more

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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Adenoma (Definition)

Adenoma is a term for a harmless tumor of gland tissue, including glands found in the intestines, kidney, ...Read more


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Transsphenoidal surgery or craniotomy for pituitary adenoma?

First Option: Transsphenoidal approach has become the surgery of choice for pituitary adenomas. ...Read more

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I have a pituitary adenoma (16mm).My prolactin is 115,3 (normal values 2,8-29,2ng/ml).I'm on thyroid medication.Probably have PCOS.Surgery or drugs?

I have a pituitary adenoma (16mm).My prolactin is 115,3 (normal values 2,8-29,2ng/ml).I'm on thyroid medication.Probably have PCOS.Surgery or drugs?

Probably surgery: You probably need to see an endocrinologist or a neurosurgeon. If this gets too large it can affect your vision. They may recommend a trial of medication, but ultimately they will do a gamma knife. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about pituitary adenomas and how long the recovery time is after surgery?

Can you tell me about pituitary adenomas and how long the recovery time is after surgery?

Every person is: different and this all depends on the size of the adenoma and how your surgeon approaches this. I have had some patients undergo a minimally invasive procedure and recovered fast. Be aware, there are still risk and it is still major surgery. ...Read more

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What is the length of time for a pituitary adenoma to grow 2 cm?

It depends?: There are many kind of adenoma, some are functional and some are not, it is very hard to guess. ...Read more

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Can pituitary adenoma kill you?

Can pituitary adenoma kill you?

Yes: Hemorrhage or necrosis into the tumor can be fatal. This is usually an indirect effect from hormone deficiency. With hormone replacement fatality is rare. ...Read more

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Dr. Soren Singel
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Pituitary Adenoma (Definition)

Benign growth on the pituitary ...Read more