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Document type:
Journal Article; 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 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0804-4643 
TUM Institution:
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik