Gamma knife radiosurgery for prolactinomas.

  title={Gamma knife radiosurgery for prolactinomas.},
  author={Alex M. Landolt and Nicoletta Lomax},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={93 Suppl 3},
OBJECT In this retrospective investigation the authors examined the results of gamma knife radiosurgery (GKS) for tumor remnants after unsuccessful open surgery and medical treatment in 20 patients with prolactinomas. Particular attention is paid to a possible radioprotective action of dopamine agonists similar to the action of octreotide in acromegaly. METHODS Twenty patients with prolactinomas were followed after GKS. Five patients were treated successfully; their prolactin (PRL) levels… CONTINUE READING


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