Table 1: Studies of GKS for acromegaly.

StudyNo. of patientsMean follow-up (mos.)Dose (Gy)No. of remission (%)

Iwai et al., 2010 [42]268420.210 (38)
Ronchi et al., 2009 [43]281032019 (96)
Swords et al., 2009 [44]1038.5103 (30)
Wan et al., 2009 [45]1036721.438 (37)
Jagannathan et al., 2009 [46]95572250 (53)
Losa et al., 2008 [47]83692550 (60)
Pollock et al., 2008 [48]27482018 (67)
Vik-Mo et al., 2007 [34]536626.59 (17)
Ježková et al., 2006 [49]96543248 (50)
Castinetti et al., 2005 [50]8249.525.714 (17)
Kobayashi et al., 2005 [40]676318.97 (10)
Attanasio et al., 2003 [51]3046207 (23)
Choi et al., 2003 [52]1242.528.56 (50)
Jane Jr. et al., 2003 [53]64>181523 (36)
Petrovich et al., 2003 [54]641156 (100)
Ikeda et al., 2001 [55]17562514 (82)
Fukuoka et al., 2001 [56]942204 (44)
Izawa et al., 2000 [57]29>622.512 (41)
Shin et al., 2000 [58]64334.44 (67)
Zhang et al., 2000 [59]263631.325 (96)
Inoue et al., 1999 [60]12>2420.97 (58)
Kim et al., 1999 [61]212220 (0)
Kim et al., 1999 [62]112728.75 (45)
Mokry et al., 1999 [63]1046164 (40)
Lim et al., 1998 [64]1625.525.46 (38)
Martinez et al., 1998 [65]73624.76 (86)
Morange-Ramosa et al., 1998 [66]152028.73 (20)
Pan et al., 1998 [67]152928.615 (100)
Park et al., 1996 [68]71527.14 (57)

Total964417 (43)