Cognitive functioning in patients treated for nonfunctioning pituitary macroadenoma and the effects of pituitary radiotherapy.

@article{Brummelman2011CognitiveFI,
  title={Cognitive functioning in patients treated for nonfunctioning pituitary macroadenoma and the effects of pituitary radiotherapy.},
  author={Pauline Brummelman and Martin F. Elderson and Robin P F Dullaart and Alfons C M van den Bergh and Cees A Timmer and Gerrit van den Berg and J. Koerts and O. Tucha and Bruce H. R. Wolffenbuttel and Andr{\'e} van Beek},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2011},
  volume={74 4},
  pages={481-7}
}
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Cognitive deterioration is reported in patients with a nonfunctioning pituitary macroadenoma (NFA) and after pituitary radiotherapy. However, reported results are inconsistent and are potentially confounded by different underlying pituitary disorders. The aim of this study was to examine cognitive functions in patients previously treated for NFA with or without radiotherapy. DESIGN Verbal memory was assessed with the Dutch equivalent to the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning… CONTINUE READING
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