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Pituitary apoplexy in non-functioning pituitary adenomas: Long term follow up is important because of significant numbers of tumour recurrences

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Objectives The frequency of pituitary tumour regrowth after an episode of classical pituitary apoplexy is unknown. It is thus unclear whether regrowth, if it occurs, does so less frequently than with non-apoplectic non-functioning pituitary macroadenomas that have undergone surgery without postoperative irradiation. This has important repercussions on follow up protocols for these patients. Design Retrospective cohort study of patients diagnosed with classical pituitary apoplexy in Oxford in ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Journal:
Clinical Endocrinology
Volume:
75
Issue:
4
Pages:
501-504
Publication date:
2011-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
Source identifiers:
179755
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:179755
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uuid:211034d5-3d77-46c1-be35-a226059d3c09
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pubs:179755
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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