Our patients is a 61 year-old female with Cushing's disease. Discussion of management options for a patient in which the cortisol level does not drop significantly following surgical removal of a pituitary tumor. Comments by Edward Oldfield, M.D., visiting professor.
Discussion of evaluation of immediate remision by visiting professor Edward Oldfield, M.D., Professor, from the University of Virginia.
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