Predictors of anterior pituitary insufficiency after traumatic brain injury.

@article{Schneider2007PredictorsOA,
  title={Predictors of anterior pituitary insufficiency after traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Martina Schneider and Harald Jorn Schneider and A. Yassouridis and Bernhard Saller and Friedrich von Rosen and Guenter Karl Stalla},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2007},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={
          206-12
        }
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have reported a high prevalence of hypopituitarism after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Risk stratification is a prerequisite for cost-effective hormonal screening of these patients. However, it is still unclear which risk factors predispose patients to develop anterior hypopituitarism after TBI. OBJECTIVE To assess clinical and radiological risk factors for post-traumatic hypopituitarism. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seventy-eight consecutive patients (52 men, 26 women… CONTINUE READING
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