Our patient is a 30-year-old male with a 7 mm pituitary tumor and mildly elevated prolactin. The neurosurgeon who initially saw him recommended GammaKnife stereotactic radiosurgery. Discussion of whether stereotactic radiosurgery is appropriate as the primary treatment for a surgically-amenable microadenoma.
This discussion video was edited to 10 minutes length. The complete discussion of role of stereotactic radiosurgery and radiotherapy for pituitary tumors by Dr. Selch is available at iTunes U
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