January 1968

Treatment for Chromophobe Adenoma.

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By Heindrich J. Svien, MD, FACS, and Malcolm Y. Colby, Jr., MD, MS. Price, $7.50. Pp 99, with many diagrams, photographs, and drawings. Charles C Thomas, Publishers, 301-327 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, Ill, 1967.

Arch Intern Med. 1968;121(1):112. doi:10.1001/archinte.1968.03640010114033

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This book is an analysis of 196 cases of chromophobe adenoma. A detailed discussion of visual field impairment, visual acuity, degree of optic pallor, and rapidity of visual loss is seen. Techniques of management, including irradiation and surgery, are discussed. Morbidity and mortality figures are evaluated. A considerable portion is devoted to the details of surgical technique.

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