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Expression of somatostatin receptors on human pituitary adenomas in vivo and ex vivo.

Authors
  • Nielsen, S
  • Mellemkjaer, S
  • Rasmussen, L M
  • Ledet, T
  • Olsen, N
  • Bojsen-Møller, M
  • Astrup, J
  • Weeke, J
  • Jørgensen, J O
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of endocrinological investigation
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2001
Volume
24
Issue
6
Pages
430–437
Identifiers
PMID: 11434667
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

1) the distribution of SSTR is not significantly different between NFPA and GH-producing adenomas; and 2) somatostatin receptor scintigraphy reveals a higher uptake in GH-producing adenomas which is not significantly related to either SSTR distribution or tumor volume.

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