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The Management of Pituitary Tumours: A Handbook

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 13 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:123
  1. Gilbert H Daniels

    Michael Powell, Stafford L Lightman Churchill Livingstone, £49.50, pp 238 ISBN 0 443 05214 X

    Who needs another book about pituitary adenomas? Medical students as well as trainees in internal medicine, endocrinology, neurosurgery, radiology, radiation oncology, and anaesthesia would welcome a succinct, informative, logical, clinically oriented overview. The many specialist authors of The Management of Pituitary Tumours attempt to provide “a ‘user friendly’ and not too complex” handbook for trainees in these multiple specialties. The goal is laudable, but the book is uneven.

    There are numerous strong points. The text is shorter than the pituitary section in many standard textbooks …

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