The role of stereotactic radiotherapy in patients with growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma.

@article{Losa2008TheRO,
  title={The role of stereotactic radiotherapy in patients with growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma.},
  author={Marco Losa and Lorenzo Gioia and Piero Picozzi and Alberto Franzin and Micol Angela Valle and Massimo Giovanelli and Pietro Mortini},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2008},
  volume={93 7},
  pages={2546-52}
}
CONTEXT Single-session stereotactic radiotherapy (SR) may be a potential adjuvant treatment in acromegaly. OBJECTIVE We analyzed the safety and efficacy of SR in patients who had previously received maximal surgical debulking at our center. DESIGN The study was a retrospective analysis of hormonal, radiological, and ophthalmologic data collected in a predefined protocol from 1994 through 2006. SETTING The study was performed at a university hospital. PATIENTS Eighty-three acromegalic… CONTINUE READING