References

1. Backlund EO. The history and development of radiosurgery. In: Lunsford LS, ed. Stereotactic Radiosurgery Update. Proc Int Stereotactic Radiosurg Symp, Phildelphia: Elsevier Science; 1991: 463-465.

2. Lunsford LD, Flickinger JC, Linder G, et al. Stereotactic radiosurgery of the brain using the first United States 201 cobalt-60 source gamma knife. Neurosurgery 1989;24:151-159.

3. Rahn T, Thoren M, Hall K, et al. Stereotactic radiosurgery in Cushing's syndrome: acute radiation effects. Surg Neurol 1980;14:85-92.

4. Rocher FP, Sentenac I, Berger C, et al. Stereotactic radiosurgery: the Lyon experience. Acta Neurochir (Wein) 1995;63(suppl):109-114.

5. Landolt AM, Haller D, Lomax N, et al. Octreotide may act as a radioprotective agent in acromegaly. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2000;85:1287-1289.

6. Landolt AM, Haller D, Lomax N, et al. Stereotactic radiosurgery for recurrent surgically treated acromegaly: comparison with fractionated radiotherapy. J Neurosurg 1998;88:1002-1008.

7. Landolt AM, Lomax N. Gamma knife radiosurgery for prolactinomas. J Neurosurg 2000;3(suppl):14-18.

8. Eastman RC, Gorden P, Roth, J. Conventional supervoltage irradiation is an effective treatment for acromegaly. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1979;48:931-940.

9. Thalassinos NC, Tsagarakis S, Ioannides G, Tzavara I, Papavasiliou C. Megavoltage pituitary irradiation lowers but seldom leads to safe GH levels in acromegaly: a long-term follow-up study. Eur J Endocrinol 1998;138:160-163.

10. Barkan AL, Halasz I, Dornfeld KH, et al. Pituitary irradiation is ineffective in normalizing plasma insulin-like growth factor I in patients with acromegaly. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1997;82:3187-3191.

11. Estrada J, Boronat M, Mielgo, M, et al. The long-term successful outcome of pituitary irradiation after unsuccessful transsphenoidal surgery in Cushing's disease. N Engl J Med 1997;336:172-177.

12. Frantz AG, Cogen PH, Chang CH, Holub DA, Jousepain EM. Long-term evaluation of the results of transsphenoidal surgery and radiotherapy in patients with a prolactinoma. In: Corsigani PG, Ruben BL, eds. Endocrinology of Human Infertility: New Aspects. New York: Grune and Strattton, 1981, pp. 161-170.

13. Shamisa A, Bance M, Nag S, et al. Glioblastoma multiforme occurring in a patient treated with gamma knife surgery. J Neurosurg 2001;94:816-821.

14. Kaido T, Hoshida T, Uranishi R, et al. Radiosurgery-induced brain tumor. J Neurosurg 2001;95:710-713.

15. Laws ER, Vance ML. Radiotherapy for pituitary tumors. Neurosurg Clin North Am 2000;11:1-9.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Diabetes Sustenance

Diabetes Sustenance

Get All The Support And Guidance You Need To Be A Success At Dealing With Diabetes The Healthy Way. This Book Is One Of The Most Valuable Resources In The World When It Comes To Learning How Nutritional Supplements Can Control Sugar Levels.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment