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Pituitary Tumors - Epidemiology and the Diagnostic Value of 68Ga-DOTATOC PET


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Title: Pituitary Tumors - Epidemiology and the Diagnostic Value of 68Ga-DOTATOC PET
Authors: Tjörnstrand, Axel
E-mail: axel.tjornstrand@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 20-Nov-2020
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Inst of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition
Parts of work: 1. Tjörnstrand A, Gunnarsson K, Evert M, Holmberg E, Ragnarsson O, Rosén T, Filipsson Nyström. The incidence rate of pituitary adenomas in western Sweden for the period 2001-2011. Eur J Endocrinol. 2014 Oct;171(4):519-26. Epub 2014 Aug 1.
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2. Tjörnstrand A, Casar-Borota O, Heurling K, Schöll M, Gjertsson P, Himmelman J, Itsenko O, Ragnarsson O, Filipsson Nyström H. Lower 68Ga-DOTATOC uptake in nonfunctioning pituitary neuroendocrine tumours compared to normal pituitary gland-A proof-of-concept study. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2020 Mar;92(3):222-231. Epub 2020 Jan 9.
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3. Tjörnstrand A, Casar-Borota O, Heurling K, Schöll M, Gjertsson P, Ragnarsson O, Filipsson Nyström H. Pre- and postoperative 68Ga-DOTATOC positron emission tomography for hormone-secreting pituitary neuroendocrine tumors
Date of Defence: 2020-12-11
Disputation: Fredagen den 11 december 2020, kl.9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: PET
Pituitary neuroendocrine tumor
pituitary tumor
somatostatin receptor imaging
gallium68
68Ga
Abstract: Pituitary neuroendocrine tumors (PitNETs) are considered common in the general population. However benign in most cases, these tumors can evoke dramatic morbidity in patients with aggressive tumor growth and/or excess hormone secretion. Both the primary diagnostic and the post-operative imaging assessment face difficult challenges with today diagnostic methods. Also, modern epidemiological data is scarce in publications regarding these tumors and needs to be updated. The overall aim of this thes... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-066-7
978-91-8009-067-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/65130
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