Current approaches to imaging of the sellar region and pituitary

Michelle J Naidich*, Eric J Russell

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Recent advances in MR imaging have enabled the radiologist to view the pituitary gland in its normal and diseased states to a greater extent than ever before. The techniques for obtaining quality images of the sellar region and the normal appearance of the pituitary gland are discussed. This article also discusses the imaging of several pituitary disease processes, with emphasis on pituitary adenomas and recent advances in diagnosis and followup. Current controversies also are addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-79
Number of pages35
JournalEndocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
Volume28
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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