MRI Better Than IPSS at Locating Pituitary Tumors, Researchers Conclude

MRI Better Than IPSS at Locating Pituitary Tumors, Researchers Conclude

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MRI Better Than IPSS at Locating Pituitary Tumors, Researchers Conclude

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a better way to find pituitary tumors in Cushing’s disease than inferior petrosal sinus sampling (IPSS), according to the results of a recent record review. The study, “Lateralization of inferior petrosal sinus sampling in Cushing’s disease correlates with cavernous sinus venous drainage patterns, but not tumor lateralization,” was published in the journal Heliyon. IPSS is an established diagnostic technique used to locate tumors of the pituitary gland — also called microadenomas —…

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