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Hypopituitarism following Cranial Irradiation for Meningiomas: A single-institution experience.

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Summary of "Hypopituitarism following Cranial Irradiation for Meningiomas: A single-institution experience."

Patients undergoing cranial irradiation are at high risk for development of subsequent pituitary deficiencies. Patients with meningiomas can expect to live many years following treatment and are therefore particularly vulnerable to long-term sequalae of radiation therapy (RT). The purpose of this study was to determine the rates and timing of onset of pituitary dysfunction across each hypothalamic-pituitary axis in patients with meningiomas in the sellar region.

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Name: Practical radiation oncology
ISSN: 1879-8519
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