"Hypophysectomy, Chemical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Total or subtotal destruction of the pituitary gland by chemical injection. It is usually achieved by injection of ethyl alcohol via trans-sphenoidal cannulation under stereotaxic control. It is usually performed for the treatment of intractable pain.
- Hypophysectomy, Chemical
- Chemical Hypophysectomy
- Chemical Hypophysectomies
- Hypophysectomies, Chemical
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