Gamma knife radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas

@article{Akabane2005GammaKR,
  title={Gamma knife radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas},
  author={Atsuya Akabane and Shozo Yamada and Hidefumi Jokura},
  journal={Endocrine},
  year={2005},
  volume={28},
  pages={87-91}
}
Although surgical extirpation by transsphenoidal microsurgery is a major remedy for pituitary adenomas, adjuvant therapy also plays an important role in achieving tumor growth control and endocrine normalization in hormone-secreting tumors. Historically, the treatment options for pituitary adenomas included microsurgery, medical management, and fractionated radiotherapy, but radiosurgery has recently emerged as a practical treatment option. In this paper, we will describe the indications… CONTINUE READING

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