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GH replacement in patients with non-functioning pituitary adenoma (NFA) treated solely by surgery is not associated with increased risk of tumour recurrence.

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BACKGROUND: Subjects with non-functioning pituitary adenomas (NFAs) frequently develop GH deficiency due to tumour expansion or as a consequence of tumour therapy. The safety of GH replacement (GHR) in these individuals remains unclear. OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of GHR on tumour recurrence in patients with NFAs solely treated by surgical removal. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The study involved all patients with NFA who presented to the Department of Endocrinology in Oxford between January 198...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
70
Issue:
3
Pages:
435-438
Publication date:
2009-03-05
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EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:246da9de-8ea1-4978-bf78-90c49dcddba7
Source identifiers:
22681
Local pid:
pubs:22681

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