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Single low dose adjuvant Gamma knife radiosurgery for Thyrotropin secreting pituitary adenoma

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This is an interesting case report of rapid response to gamma knife therapy of a TSHoma. There have been sporadic comments, usually made during the discussion at pituitary sessions at neurosurgical conferences, of highly sensitive adenomas responding rapidly to low doses of gamma knife therapy. Perhaps this is one of those.

Michael Powell

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Kasliwal, M.K., Gupta, A. & Sharma, M.S. Single low dose adjuvant Gamma knife radiosurgery for Thyrotropin secreting pituitary adenoma. Acta Neurochir 154, 665–666 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00701-012-1284-6

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Keywords

  • Octreotide
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Antithyroid Drug
  • Hormonal Evaluation