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  • Condition: Refractory Pituitary Adenomas and Pituitary Carcinomas
  • Journal: Frontiers in endocrinology
  • Treatment Used: Immunotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
The study researched the use of immunotherapy in patients with refractory pituitary adenomas and pituitary carcinomas.
  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: Growth hormone & IGF research : official journal of the Growth Hormone Research Society and the International IGF Research Society
  • Treatment Used: Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Number of Patients: 110
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of gamma knife radiosurgery for the treatment of acromegaly.
  • Condition: Pituitary Adenomas
  • Journal: Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America
  • Treatment Used: Dopamine Agonists
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses the role of dopamine agonists in the treatment of pituitary adenoma.
  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: Neurology India
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses the surgical treatment of patients with acromegaly (growth hormone disorder).
  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: Journal of neuro-oncology
  • Treatment Used: Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Number of Patients: 1533
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This review of the literature examined the outcomes for patients with acromegaly (hormonal disorder) treated with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS).
  • Condition: Unresectable Lateral Disease in Acromegaly
  • Journal: Neurosurgical focus
  • Treatment Used: PET-Guided Repeat Transsphenoidal Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 9
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of undergoing PET-guided repeat transsphenoidal surgery for the treatment of unresectable lateral disease in persistent acromegaly.
  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: Neurosurgical focus
  • Treatment Used: Microscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery (MTS)
  • Number of Patients: 280
  • Published —
This study analyzed the outcomes of patients with acromegaly (hormonal growth disorder) after microscopic transsphenoidal surgery (MTS).
  • Condition: Growth Hormone-secreting Pituitary Adenomas
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 33
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of surgical treatment for growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas.
  • Condition: Pediatric Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Endonasal Gross Total Resection
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with a pediatric growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma that resulted in excessive growth spurts, behavioral changes, and frontal headaches.
  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: European journal of endocrinology
  • Treatment Used: Pasireotide
  • Number of Patients: 198
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the long-term outcomes of using pasireotide for acromegaly in patients with other health problems.
  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: European journal of endocrinology
  • Treatment Used: Fractionated Radiotherapy or Radiosurgery
  • Number of Patients: 352
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using fractionated radiotherapy or stereotactic radiosurgery to treat patients with acromegaly.
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