Outcome of surgical treatment for acromegaly performed by a single neurosurgeon and cumulative meta-analysis
The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the results of transsphenoidal surgery in a group of patients with acromegaly who were operated by the same neurosurgeon. Our results were compared to those from a cumulative meta-analysis of 10 series (1,632 patients) published between 1992-2005. We followed 28 patients (17M/11F; 44.1 ± 12.7 yr; 27 with macroadenomas; 86% being invasive) during 21.4 ± 17.6 months after treatment. Patients were classified according to disease activity as...[Show more]
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