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journal article 
Author(s):
Kreutzer, J; Buslei, R; Wallaschofski, H; Hofmann, B; Nimsky, C; Fahlbusch, R; Buchfelder, M 
Title:
Operative treatment of prolactinomas: indications and results in a current consecutive series of 212 patients. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: Medical therapy with dopamine agonists (DA) is the primary treatment of choice in most patients with prolactinomas.'Classical' surgical indications are intolerance or lack of efficiency of DA therapy. Focusing on a possible shift of recent indications, we retrospectively analyzed our results of surgical treatment in prolactinomas. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between 1990 and 2005, we have operated on 212 consecutive patients with prolactinomas. Surgical indications were divided into'classic...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Endocrinol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
158 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
11-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0804-4643 
TUM Institution:
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik