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The postoperative monitoring of nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Abstract:

Clinically nonfunctioning pituitary tumors are common in tertiary endocrine practice. Although it is widely accepted that patients with these adenomas require long-term surveillance after surgery-particularly those with macroadenomas, which grow much more frequently than microadenomas-a consensus on postoperative monitoring and treatment strategies is lacking. The indications for radiotherapy, which has seen a decline in use over the past decade, are not clear, although most experts would agr...

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10.1038/nrendo.2011.54

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Journal:
Nature reviews. Endocrinology
Volume:
7
Issue:
7
Pages:
431-434
Publication date:
2011-07-05
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EISSN:
1759-5037
ISSN:
1759-5029
URN:
uuid:3d901616-f891-40e9-9375-a2d93db39c3c
Source identifiers:
131073
Local pid:
pubs:131073

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