Outcomes after repeat transsphenoidal surgery for recurrent Cushing's disease.

@article{Patil2008OutcomesAR,
  title={Outcomes after repeat transsphenoidal surgery for recurrent Cushing's disease.},
  author={Chirag G. Patil and Anand Veeravagu and Daniel Monte Serrat Prevedello and Laurence Katznelson and Mary Lee Vance and Edward R. Laws},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={266-70; discussion 270-1}
}
OBJECTIVE To systematically analyze patient outcomes after repeat transsphenoidal (TS) surgery for recurrent Cushing's disease. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed records of all patients with recurrent Cushing's disease who underwent repeat TS surgery for resection of a pituitary corticotroph adenoma at the University of Virginia Medical Center from 1992 to 2006. Remission at follow-up was defined as a normal postoperative 24-hour urine free cortisol, or continued need for glucocorticoid… CONTINUE READING

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