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Table 1 Patient's and treatment characteristics

From: Adjuvant or radical fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy for patients with pituitary functional and nonfunctional macroadenoma

  No. of patients (%)
Type of PMA  
   Functional 10 (37.0)
   Non-functional 17 (63.0)
Prior surgery  
   None 1 (3.7)
   One 23 (85.2)
   Two 3 (11.1)
Type of surgery  
   TSH  
   one 23 (85.2)
   Two 1 (3.7)
   Craniotomy and TSH 2 (7.4)
Prior radiotherapy 0 (0.0)
Visual field defect  
   No 17 (63.0)
   Yes 10 (37.0)
Visual tract and PMA  
   PMA not abutting visual tract 15 (55.6)
   PMA abutting visual tract 3 (11.1)
   PMA compressing visual tract 9 (33.3)
Endocrine function  
   Normal 9 (33.3)
   Partial anterior pituitary deficiency 18 (66.7)
   Complete anterior pituitary deficiency 0 (0.0)
  1. PMA, Pituitary macroadenoma; TSH, transsphenoidal hypophyectomy.