Pituitary adenomas treated with gamma knife radiosurgery: Volumetric analysis of 100 cases with minimum 3 year follow-up


Pamir M. N. , Kilic T., Belirgen M., Abacioglu U., Karabekiroglu N.

NEUROSURGERY, vol.61, no.2, pp.270-280, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1227/01.neu.0000255519.96837.c7
  • Title of Journal : NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.270-280
  • Keywords: gamma knife, growth hormone-secreting adenoma, pituitary adenoma, radiosurgery, STEREOTACTIC RADIOSURGERY, CAVERNOUS SINUS, CUSHINGS-DISEASE, FRACTIONATED RADIOTHERAPY, TRANSSPHENOIDAL SURGERY, VESTIBULAR SCHWANNOMAS, TUMORS, MANAGEMENT, GROWTH, MICROSURGERY

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To analyze pituitary adenoma volume changes after gamma knife radiosurgery (GKRS) in patients with 3 years of follow-up and to investigate factors that might affect these changes.