Pituitary apoplexy outcome
The outcome of most patients with pituitary apoplexy is excellent. Selected patients can be managed conservatively, and patients with severe neuro-ophthalmological deficits treated with early surgery can achieve an excellent recovery 3).
Normal and high preoperative PRL levels are associated with better endocrine outcome after surgery. The patients benefit from surgical intervention even after delayed diagnosis with the serum PRL levels is being a valid biomarker for clinical decision making 4).