Preface to the First Edition ix
1 Pathogenesis of Pituitary Adenomas 1
2 Prolactinoma 21
Prakash Abraham and John S. Bevan
3 Acromegaly 43
Mary Lee Vance
4 Cushing's Disease 51
Christian A. Koch and George P. Chrousos
5 Nonfunctioning Pituitary Tumors 77
Mary H. Samuels
6 Visual Manifestations of Pituitary Tumors 95
Ian MacDonald and Michael P. Powell
7 Surgical Assessment and Anesthetic Management of the Pituitary Patient 109
Michael P. Powell and Nicholas P. Hirsch
8 Transsphenoidal Surgery 127
Kamal Thapar and Edward R. Laws, Jr.
9 Transcranial Surgery 147
Michael P. Powell and Jonathan R. Pollock
10 Endoscopic Endonasal Transsphenoidal Surgery 161
Paolo Cappabianca and Enrico de Divitiis
11 Early Postoperative Management of Pituitary Tumors 173
Michael P. Powell, Jonathan R. Pollock, Stefanie Baldeweg, and Stafford L. Lightman
12 Long-Term Postoperative Management 181
Paul V. Carroll and Ashley B. Grossman
13 Conventional Radiotherapy for Pituitary Adenomas 205
14 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Secretory Pituitary Adenomas 221
Mary Lee Vance and Edward R. Laws, Jr.
15 Parasellar Lesions Other Than Pituitary Adenomas 231
Kamal Thapar, Tomohiko Kohata, and Edward R. Laws, Jr.
16 A Patient's Perspective on Pituitary Tumors 287
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