Saturday, March 16, 2024


Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Pituitary Adenoma.

Case Summary:

50 years male , underwent trans sphenoidal excision of adenoma  in March 19, 2022 presented with complaints of progressive loss of right vision for 1 year & decrease left vision for 1 year. Patient has no history of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. On clinical examination middle male is sitting on chair is blind from right eye & left temporal defect. MRI brain with contrast dated January 06, 2023 shows heterogeneous enhancing abnormal signal intensity mass lesion seen in sellar & supra sellar region suggestive of adenoma. Histopathology dated April 05, 2022 shows adenoma. Perimetry dated January 05, 2023 shows left temporal defect. Hormones profile within normal range. Risks of GKSRS have been explained. Written and valid consent obtained to proceed.

Follow up Comparative Study December 15, 2023:

Patient visited the gamma knife center for  follow up presented with recent MRI brain with contrast dated December 14, 2023 shows further regression in the size of tumor from 4.6cc to 3.6 cc when compared with previous MRI brain with contrast dated July 04, 2023, consistent with good response to Gamma Knife Therapy.