keyword
MENU ▼
Read by QxMD icon Read
search

pituitary adenma

keyword
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/807313/treatment-of-chromophobe-adenmas-with-megavoltage-tirradiation
#1
COMPARATIVE STUDY
D A Pistenma, D R Goffinet, M A Bagshaw, J W Hanbery, J R Eltringham
From 1956-1972, 62 previously untreated patients with chromophobe adenomas received high-dose (average equivalent dose: 5700rads in 6 weeks) megavoltage (4-4.8 MeV) irradiation at Stanford, 33 postoperatively and 29 as the only intended treatment. Initialtreatment failure rates were 18% and 41%, respectively; however, overall control was 85% and 90%, despite 2 uncontrolled "invasive" adenomas in each group. Nine of the 12 failures in the group treated by irradiation alone had cystic tumors, and 9 of the 12 "failed" in less than 3 months...
June 1975: Cancer
1
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"