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Arterial blood supply of the normal human pituitary gland. An anatomical study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6834114     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A technique for the removal of sphenoid blocks from cadavers and for selective injection of the hypophyseal arteries of these specimens is described. Results of such injections are presented, with emphasis on the role of the inferior hypophyseal artery (IHA). The IHA was found to be the most important artery supplying the pituitary gland, and in particular, the structures involved in production, transportation, and storage of the antidiuretic hormone. The literature pertinent to the arterial blood supply of the normal pituitary gland is reviewed.
Authors:
T A Leclercq; F Grisoli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1983 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-05-27     Completed Date:  1983-05-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  678-81     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arteries
Humans
Pituitary Gland / blood supply*

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