Radiation Treatment Strategies for Acromegaly

Nathan C. Rowland, M.D., Ph.D.; Manish K. Aghi, M.D., Ph.D.


Neurosurg Focus. 2010;29(4):e12 

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An online search for journal articles relevant to the topic was conducted using the PubMed Database by entering combinations of the MeSH terms "acromegaly," "radiosurgery," "radiation," "radiotherapy," "fractionated," "Gamma Knife," "Cyberknife," and "proton beam." Articles were limited to the English language. Captured articles were indexed by content using an electronic citation manager. Cited references within articles were also searched for relevancy to the topic. Articles describing independent retrospective studies of CFR and radiosurgery for acromegaly were detailed in table format (Tables 1 and 2).


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