hypophysectomy


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hypophysectomy

[hī¦päf·ə¦sek·tə‚mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the pituitary gland.
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Preliminary data suggest that hypophysectomy also abrogates the sex bias observed in Wt mice (data not shown).
The loss of female-specific GH secretion pattern, following hypophysectomy, resulted in the decrease of HNF6 and HNF6-dependent HNF3[beta] activity, which was reflected by strong activation of male-specific CYP2A2 transcription and inhibition of CYP2C12 expression [45].
Ciric, "Selective anterior hypophysectomy in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy.
"Endoscopic, endonasal, trans-sphenoidal hypophysectomy: retrospective analysis of 171 procedures", J Laryngol Otol., Vol.
If the tumor cannot be visualized, or cannot be separated from the pituitary gland, the whole gland is removed ("transsphenoidal hypophysectomy").
The utility of the LDDST CRH test for postoperative surveillance in patients with previously diagnosed Cushing disease who have been treated with transsphenoidal hypophysectomy has not been assessed.
Hypophysectomy or neutralization of circulating gonadotropins increases degeneration of spermatogenic cells (6-8).
However, incidental adenomas of the pituitary gland are present in up to 35 per cent of adults (27), thus that hypophysectomy occasionally yields a nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma in patients with ectopic ACTH syndrome, is not surprising.
The preantral phase of follicle growth is not disrupted by hypophysectomy (removal of the pituitary gland).
was admitted for a transsphenoidal hypophysectomy and tolerated the surgery well.
Shock-induced analgesia on the formalin test: Effects of shock severity, naloxone, hypophysectomy, and associative variables.