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Tumour surveillance imaging in patients with extrapituitary tumours receiving growth hormone replacement.

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OBJECTIVE: GH replacement is widely used in the management of patients with adult-onset (AO)-GH deficiency (GHD). In most cases, AO-GHD arises as a result of pituitary/peripituitary tumours and/or their treatment, but the effect of GH replacement on recurrence/regrowth of these tumours is unknown. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of GH replacement in a group of patients with primary tumours of the parasellar region, many of which (e.g. craniopharyngioma, glioma or germ cell tum...

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Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
63
Issue:
3
Pages:
274-279
Publication date:
2005-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:b4d6c3c9-f8b4-4764-89fc-bf63ae9d5b18
Source identifiers:
138437
Local pid:
pubs:138437

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