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Title Prolactinomas : an interdisciplinary approach : Proceedings of the International Symposium on Prolactinomas Graz (Austria), April 29 - May 2, 1984 / edited by L.M. Auer, G. Leb, G. Tscherne, W. Urdl, G.F. Walter
Published Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (439 pages)
Contents Frontmatter -- Preface -- Contents -- I. Morphology -- Structure and ultrastructure of prolactinomas -- Prolactinomas and mixed adenomas with prolactin cells: an immunohistochemical study of the subcellular localization of hormones -- Immunocytochemical, chemical and nuclear-DNA studies of pituitary tumours -- Hyperplasia of prolactin pituitary cells with or with out microadenoma -- Hormone-secretion in cell culture of microprolacti nomas, periadenomatous tissue and capsules -- Immunocytochemical, ultrastructural and culture characteristics of prolactin-secreting pituitary adenomas -- Immunohìstochemical hormone determinations in pituitary adenomas in comparison with endocrinological findings in vivo -- New immunocytochemical observations in prolactinomas -- Problematic divergencies between clinical and immunocytochemical findings in prolactinomas -- Necrosis of prolactinoma cells after bromocriptine treatment -- Spontaneous pituitary lesions and plasma prolactin levels in rats -- II. Radiology -- CT-findings in pituitary adenomas -- Comparative study of normal subjects and cases with microadenoma on high-resolution computed tomography -- III. Endocrinological and clinical aspects -- Actions of dopamine receptor agonists at the pituitary level -- Dopamine and prolactinomas -- Rhythmometric study of the circadian profile of plasma prolactin in patients with prolactinoma or empty sella syndrome -- Prolactin responses to thyrotropin-releasing hormone, metoclopramide and insulin-induced hypoglycaemia in hyperprolactinaemic and normoprolactinaemic patients -- Evidence for functional impairment of growth hormone secretion in prolactinoma -- TSH response to dopamine receptor blockade in women with PRL-secreting microadenoma: Long effect of surgical removal -- Prolactin and TSH responses to TRH and domperidone in delayed puberty -- Anterior pituitary function in patients with prolactinomas -- Pituitary adenomas with hyperprolactinaemia in males -- Prolactinoma in multiple endocrine neoplasia type I -- Recurrence of hyperprolactinaemia detected in long-term follow-up of surgically normalized microprolactinomas -- Impairment of pituitary hormone secretion in patients with prolactinoma -- IV. Surgical treatment -- The recurrence of pituitary adenoma -- a management challenge -- Transsphenoidal operations for prolactinomas -- Prolactinomas: surgical results in 96 cases -- Effect of transsphenoidal surgery on pituitary function -- Transsphenoidal microsurgical treatment of 77 prolactinomas -- Review of 56 prolactin-secreting pituitary adenomas -- The effect of transsphenoidal selective microadenomectomy on patients with prolactinomas -- Surgical results and long-term follow-up in female and male prolactinomas -- Otoliquorrhoea in large prolactinomas. Pathomechanism and surgical management -- Invasive prolactinomas in adolescents -- Residual anterior pituitary function following transsphenoidal resection of pituitary macroadenomas -- Long-term follow-up of prolactinomas. Clinical and morphologic correlation -- Clinicopathologîcal and neurosurgical comparative analysis of operated recurrent prolactinomas and non-secreting chromophobe pituitary adenomas -- V. Pharmacotherapy -- New aspects of medical treatment of prolactinomas -- Conservative management of prolactinoma -- Effect of bromocriptine therapy on large prolactinomas -- Macroprolactinomas in male patients: efficiency of treatment with a new dopaminergic drug (CU 32-085-Sandoz), tumour calcification and relative significance of preoperative tumour volume regression as estimated by CT-scan -- Evidence for spontaneous tumour shrinkage in a 45-year-old patient with a 20-year history of untreated microprolactinoma -- The influence of various forms of treatment on serum levels of prolactin, growth hormone and insulin-like growth factors I and II in patients with hyperprolactinaemia and acromegaly -- Persisting partial suppression of growth hormone excess in acromegaly after long term treatment with bromocriptine -- Medical and surgical treatment of micro and macroprolactinomas: seven years follow-up of 65 cases -- VI. Aspects of gynecology and obstetrics -- Management of prolactinomas in pregnancy -- Long-term follow-up of hyperprolactinaemia in women -- Prophylactic bromocriptine treatment during pregnancy of women with macroprolactinomas: report of thirteen pregnancies -- Natural regression after pregnancy of a CT visualized microprolactinoma -- Prolactin levels and ovarian function after surgical treatment of prolactinomas -- Pregnancies after treatment of prolactinomas: course and complications -- Psychosomatic findings in patients with elevated prolactin -- List of contributors -- Authors' index -- Subject index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Prolactinoma -- Congresses
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
MEDICAL -- Alternative Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Atlases.
MEDICAL -- Essays.
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Holistic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Osteopathy.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Auer, Ludwig M
Leb, Georg
Tscherne, Gerhard
Urdl, Wolfgang
Walter, Gerhard F
ISBN 9783110853858