2014

Pituitary Apoplexy

ISBN: 978-3-642-38507-0 (Print) 978-3-642-38508-7 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Definition, History, Frequency, Histopathology and Pathophysiology of Pituitary Apoplexy

  3. Overview

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-17

      Conservative Versus Surgical Decompression for Pituitary Apoplexy

  4. Tumours Types Which Show Apoplexy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-24

      Predisposing Factors for Pituitary Apoplexy

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      Pages 25-33

      Nonfunctioning Pituitary Tumour Apoplexy

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      Pages 35-40

      Apoplexy in Previously Known Tumours

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      Pages 41-46

      Postoperative Pituitary Apoplexy

  5. Clinical Features

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-47

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      Pages 49-54

      Clinical Features of Pituitary Apoplexy

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      Pages 55-67

      Subarachnoid Haemorrhage with Pituitary Adenoma

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      Pages 69-72

      Cerebral Ischaemia in Pituitary Apoplexy

  6. Visual and Endocrine Assessment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

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      Pages 75-88

      Visual Acuity, Eye Movements and Visual Fields

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      Pages 89-93

      Visual Outcome Following Pituitary Apoplexy

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      Pages 95-105

      Preoperative Endocrine Function and Fluid Electrolyte Balance

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      Pages 107-115

      Endocrinopathies and Other Biochemical Abnormalities in Pituitary Apoplexy

  7. Mimicking Conditions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117

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      Pages 119-131

      Carotid Artery Aneurysm

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      Pages 133-142

      Hypothalamic Lymphoma

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      Pages 143-147

      Rathke’s Cleft Cysts Mimicking Pituitary Apoplexy

  8. Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-156

      Conservative Management of Pituitary Apoplexy

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      Pages 157-167

      Surgical Decompression for Pituitary Apoplexy

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      Pages 169-175

      Timing of Surgery and Outcome in Pituitary Apoplexy

  9. Complications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

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      Pages 179-183

      Subarachnoid Haemorrhage After Transsphenoidal Surgery

  10. Back Matter

    Pages 185-188