Pituitary Irradiation

Known as: Gland Irradiation, Pituitary, Pituitary Gland Irradiations, Irradiations, Pituitary Gland 
Radiation therapy used to treat the PITUITARY GLAND.
National Institutes of Health

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1952-2017
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT There is currently no medical therapy for Cushing's disease that targets the pituitary adenoma. Availability of such a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND There has been recent controversy as to the effectiveness of conventional pituitary irradiation in reducing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Irradiation of the pituitary is widely considered the most appropriate treatment for patients with Cushing's disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Although transphenoidal pituitary microsurgery has become the treatment of choice in Cushing's disease, other procedures, such as… (More)
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1995
1995
PURPOSE To analyze possible long-term effects of pituitary irradiation on visual fields and acuity. METHODS AND MATERIALS… (More)
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1992
1992
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Cranial irradiation may lead to accelerated atherosclerosis over several years. Stroke has been described… (More)
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1989
1989
We report the long-term follow-up of the clinical and biochemical effects of megavoltage pituitary irradiation (radiotherapy; RT… (More)
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1982
1982
The purpose of the present study was to report on gonadotropin function and puberty of a large group of children treated by… (More)
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1980
1980
Low doses of mitotane were given orally to 36 patients with Cushing's disease, concurrently with or after pituitary cobalt… (More)
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1976
1976
Previous reports differ regarding the frequency and course of pituitary tumors occurring after adrenalectomy for bilateral… (More)
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