The incidence of cerebrovascular accidents and second brain tumors in patients with pituitary adenoma: a population-based study.

@article{Brown2014TheIO,
  title={The incidence of cerebrovascular accidents and second brain tumors in patients with pituitary adenoma: a population-based study.},
  author={P D Brown and M. Suzette Blanchard and Krishan R. Jethwa and K D Flemming and Cerise A Brown and Robert Kline and Debra J. Jacobson and Jennifer L St Sauver and Bruce E. Pollock and Yolanda I. Garces and Scott L. Stafford and Michael J. Link and D. 0. Erickson and Robert L. Foote and Nadia N Issa Laack},
  journal={Neuro-oncology practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={22-28}
}
BACKGROUND To assess the risk of cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs) and second brain tumors (SBTs) in patients with pituitary adenoma after surgery or radiotherapy. METHODS A cohort of 143 people from Olmsted County, who were diagnosed with pituitary adenoma between 1933 and 2000, was studied. Only patients from Olmsted County were included because of the unique nature of medical care in Olmsted County, which allows the ascertainment of virtually all cases of pituitary adenoma for this… CONTINUE READING