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Table 2 Rate of tumor gross total resection

From: Extended endoscopic endonasal approach for pituitary adenoma: a single-center experience of 171 patients

Types Number Number of GTR Percent
Nonfunctioning adenomas 75 58 77.33
PRL-secreting adenomas 37 28 75.68
GH-secreting adenomas 14 7 50.00
Gonadotropic hormone-secreting adenomas 9 5 55.56
ACTH-secreting adenomas 3 2 66.67
TSH-secreting adenomas 2 2 100
Multiple hormone-secreting adenomas 31 24 77.42
Microadenomas 20 20 100
Macroadenomas 133 102 76.69
Giant adenomas 18 4 22.22
Total 171 126 73.68
  1. PRL prolactin, GH growth hormone, ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone, TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone