Transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing's disease: endocrinological follow-up monitoring of 82 patients.

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OBJECTIVE Transsphenoidal surgery is the preferred treatment modality for adrenocorticotropic hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas. In the past 2 decades, several institutions in the United States and Europe have reported remission rates of 70 to 85% after transsphenoidal surgery for treatment of Cushing's disease. We analyzed our postoperative results for… (More)

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@article{Shimon2002TranssphenoidalSF, title={Transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing's disease: endocrinological follow-up monitoring of 82 patients.}, author={Ilan Shimon and Zvi Ram and Zvi R. Cohen and Moshe Hadani}, journal={Neurosurgery}, year={2002}, volume={51 1}, pages={57-61; discussion 61-2} }