Sleeping disturbance after pinealectomy in patients with pineocytoma WHO°I

S. Krieg, H. Slawik, M. Wiegand, B. Meyer & M. Stoffel
Objective: The pineal gland is suggested to be involved in the regulation of sleep, especially because of its influence on REM sleep and circadian rhythm. Most likely, melatonin is the major mediator. However, immediate proof is still lacking. Tumors of the pineal gland are rare and vary widely in histology[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]