PITUITARY GLAND: Gamma Knife for Cushing disease — time for a reappraisal?

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The first large-scale, multicentric analysis of long-term results with Gamma Knife (Elekta) radiosurgery in the therapeutically challenging area of Cushing disease shows that, in selected patients, this radiation technique enables hormonal control to be achieved in most patients with relatively few adverse effects but with a significant risk of disease recurrence.

Refers to Mehta, G. U. et al. Stereotactic radiosurgery for Cushing's disease: results of an international, multicenter study. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2017-01385 (2017)

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