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Magnetic resonance imaging of the normal pituitary gland and pituitary adenoma: preliminary experience with a resistive magnet.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3834516     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging was performed in fifty normal pituitary glands, ten pituitary microadenomas, and twelve adenomas with extrasellar extension using a 0.15 Tesla resistive magnet. The average height of normal glands was 5.6 +/- 1.2 mm, whereas that of microadenomas was 6.8 +/- 1.0 mm. The superior surface and internal texture of these conditions were well delineated. Adenomas that showed extrasellar extension together with surrounding structures were well demonstrated on sagittal and coronal scans. It can be expected that with further technical developments MR imaging will play an important role in the clinical management of pituitary adenomas.
Authors:
T Sekiya; Y Fukuda; H Kobayashi; Y Hata; S Tada
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiation medicine     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0288-2043     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiat Med     Publication Date:    1985 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-06-11     Completed Date:  1986-06-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412264     Medline TA:  Radiat Med     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  131-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenoma / diagnosis*
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Female
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy / diagnostic use
Male
Middle Aged
Pituitary Gland / anatomy & histology*
Pituitary Neoplasms / diagnosis*

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