• Drugs
  • 4. In small series of patients radiotherapy and medical treatment with dopaminergic drugs and octreotide were associated with a lower proliferation index than untreated tumours. (clinsci.org)
  • type
  • Although PRL-secreting tumours may express somatostatin receptors type 2, 3 and 5, somatostatin analogs treatment is generally ineffective and peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) has never been reported. (springer.com)
  • surgery
  • Surgery and/or radiotherapy are indicated when the tumour is resistant to medical treatment and continues growing, causing visual field impairment. (springer.com)
  • I really wasn't quite prepared for the white-knuckle ride that surgery for my pituitary tumour turned into. (blogspot.com)
  • treatment
  • This is the first report on the effectiveness and safety of PRRT with radio-labelled somatostatin analogs in a patient with aggressive giant prolactinoma resistant to conventional treatment. (springer.com)