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ea0037ep1137 | Endocrine tumours | ECE2015

Effects of cyberknife radiotherapy treatment of pituitary adenomas

Puglisi Soraya , Cotta Oana Ruxandra , Conti Alfredo , Pontoriero Antonio , Messina Erika , Albani Adriana , Ferrau Francesco , Ragonese Marta , Torre Maria Luisa , Angileri Flavio , Cannavo Salvatore

Introduction: CyberKnife (CK) is an emerging treatment for pituitary tumours (PT) resistant to other therapies.Patients and methods: We report long-term CK effect on endocrine function and tumour volume in 20 PT patients (11M/10F, mean age 58.6±14.4years). Twelve patients harboured a non functioning adenoma, 2 an ACTH, 5 a GH (one case of TSH co-secretion) and 2 a PRL-secreting PT. Before CK nine patients had normal while 11 presented impaired pitui...