Marja Thorén

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OBJECT The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term treatment efficacy and morbidity of patients who undergo gamma knife radiosurgery (GKS) for craniopharyngioma. METHODS Twenty-one consecutive Swedish patients were evaluated retrospectively: 11 children (< or = 15 years) and 10 adults. The time from diagnosis to the most recent follow-up imaging(More)
OBJECT Cushing disease is a rare disorder. Because of their small size the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-producing tumors are often not detectable on neuroimaging studies. To obtain a cure with transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) may therefore be difficult. In this report the authors present 10 years of experience in the treatment of patients with Cushing(More)
OBJECTIVE Fertility in males with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is reported from normal to severely impaired. Therefore, we investigated fertility/fecundity, social/sexual situation, and pituitary-gonadal function in CAH males. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The patient cohort comprised 30 males, aged 19-67 years, with 21-hydroxylase deficiency. Their(More)
OBJECTIVE Primary aldosteronism (PA) is characterized by hypertension, hypokalemia and suppressed renin-angiotensin system caused by autonomous aldosterone production. The aim of this study was to localize mRNA expression of the genes coding for steroidogenic enzymes in adrenals from a group of patients with PA and relate this to clinical work-up,(More)
CONTEXT The psychosocial health and working capacity in hypopituitary patients receiving long-term growth hormone (GH) therapy are unknown. OBJECTIVE Psychosocial health and levels of employment were compared between GH deficient (GHD) patients on long-term replacement and the general population. DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS In a Swedish nationwide study,(More)
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