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The Medical Treatment of Prolactin and Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Tumours

  • Ioana Lancranjan
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 47)

Abstract

Prolactin (PRL) and growth hormone (GH)-secreting pituitary tumours are the most frequently occurring, diagnosed and treated pituitary tumours49. In a series of 424 cases of secreting pituitary tumours Hardy found 225 PRL-secreting adenomas and 199 GH-secreting adenomas46. The high incidence of PRL and GH-secreting pituitary tumours has been reported by many other groups31, 50, 68, 72.

Keywords

Growth Hormone Pituitary Adenoma Dopamine Agonist Pituitary Tumour Growth Hormone Level 
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  • Ioana Lancranjan
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  1. 1.Department of Neuroendocrinology, Clinical ResearchSandoz Ltd.BaselSwitzerland

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