What is a pituitary adenoma?
A pituitary adenoma is a noncancerous tumor, and one of the most common pituitary tumor types. While an adenoma won’t spread to other parts of the body, it can cause the body to produce too many or too few hormones, leading to other pituitary conditions.
How experienced is the Barrow team in treating pituitary adenomas?
While pituitary adenomas are very rare, they’re very common to us. We treat more than 1,000 patients each year that suffer from pituitary adenomas, and perform more than 200 surgeries annually. The teams here at Barrow are exceptionally trained and equipped to deal with pituitary adenomas and any subsequent conditions.
What are the most common types of treatments for pituitary adenomas?
The best treatment for your tumor depends on a number factors, and our pituitary experts will help shepherd you through this process. The most commonly recommended treatments for pituitary adenoma include minimally invasive transsphenoidal surgery, medication, and focused radiation treatment.
Fortunately, most patients with pituitary tumors will not require surgery, and can benefit from close clinical monitoring instead. From surgery to radiosurgery, Barrow has the team, knowledge, and equipment you need and deserve when seeking pituitary treatment.