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Trans-sphenoidal surgery for microprolactinoma: an acceptable alternative to dopamine agonists?

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AIMS: Reported cure rates following trans-sphenoidal surgery for microprolactinoma are variable and recurrence rates in some series are high. We wished to examine the cure rate of trans-sphenoidal surgery for microprolactinoma, and to assess the long-term complications and recurrence rate. DESIGN: A retrospective review of the outcome of trans-sphenoidal surgery for microprolactinoma, performed by a single neurosurgeon at a tertiary referral centre between 1976 and 1997. PATIENTS: All thirty-...

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Publisher copy:
10.1530/eje.0.1400043
Journal:
European journal of endocrinology / European Federation of Endocrine Societies More from this journal
Volume:
140
Issue:
1
Pages:
43-47
Publication date:
1999-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1479-683X
ISSN:
0804-4643
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:1482
UUID:
uuid:f7a4a142-58cc-4d54-b985-afa18056ff73
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pubs:1482
Source identifiers:
1482
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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