Prognosis of Atypical Pituitary Adenomas
Context: Pituitary adenoma is generally indolent, but an aggressive subtype called atypical adenoma has uncertain prognosis, and an unclear relationship between prognosis and morphology.
Objective: This study investigated the prognostic factors of this tumor. Design: Retrospective analysis. Setting: University and associated hospitals.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00473369
|Principal Investigator:||Yoshikazu Ogawa, M. D.||Department of neurosurgery, Tohoku university|