posted by Beth on .
What would the biological effect of severing the portal blood vessels in the stalk of a pituitary gland?
Would the release of hormones by the posterior pituitary gland be affected by severing the portal blood vessels?
If any of the blood vessels in the brain were severed, I would think that the effects of bleeding would be so great that you wouldn't need to worry about hormone changes.
However, since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "posterior pituitary" to get this:
In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search. Also see http://hanlib.sou.edu/searchtools/.