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surgical removal of the pituitary gland

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Hypophysectomy or neutralization of circulating gonadotropins increases degeneration of spermatogenic cells (6-8).
Short- and long-term effects of hypophysectomy and unilateral ovariectomy on ovarian follicular populations in sheep.
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.
Sinuses with postsellar pneumatization have been considered to be technically less demanding for a transsphenoidal hypophysectomy as compared to the presellar pneumatization.
Shock-induced analgesia on the formalin test: Effects of shock severity, naloxone, hypophysectomy, and associative variables.
Ovogenesis and its relation to the hypophysis: The effects of pregnancy hypophysectomy, thyroidectomy and hormone administration on the ovary of the rat.
Differential effect of hypophysectomy and growth hormane treatment on hepatic glucuronosyltransferases in male rats: evidence for an action at a pretranslational level for isoforms glucuronidating bilirubin.
The ovarian cycle of the watersnake Nerodia sipedon, and the effects of hypophysectomy and gonadotropin administration.
Although trans-sphenoidal hypophysectomy is recommended when there are visual deficiencies or evidence of tumour growth [5, 6], our second patient had a spontaneous reduction in tumour size (as did three of the 12 macro-adenomas in another series [10]).
Hypophysectomy did not affect liver IGF-I mRNA levels in the euryhaline teleost, the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus.
Also, the reason for us to select preadipocytes for this study is, despite exposure to hormonal manipulations in vivo, such as estrogen treatment, hypophysectomy, or castration, preadipocytes cultured from various depots retain distinct cell-dynamic and biochemical responses relative to other depots (Kirkland et al.
In the ewe, disruption of LH secretion via hypophysectomy (surgical removal of the pituitary gland) on day 5 of the estrous cycle prevents growth of the CL as well as the rise in progesterone that marks the early luteal phase.