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Stereotactic radiosurgery for Cushing disease: a review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18081479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A contemporary review of the use of stereotactic radiosurgery in the treatment of Cushing disease (CD) is presented with information drawn from a literature review and from the author's experience. Stereotactic radiosurgery is an effective and safe therapeutic alternative for treating CD in carefully selected cases. Improvements in imaging, dose planning, and general understanding of radiobiology are likely to yield better results in the future.
Authors:
Nelson M Oyesiku
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgical focus     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1092-0684     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurg Focus     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-17     Completed Date:  2008-02-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100896471     Medline TA:  Neurosurg Focus     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E14     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA. noyesik@emory.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion / radiotherapy,  surgery*
Radiosurgery*

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