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The natural course of unruptured cerebral aneurysms in a Japanese cohort.
BACKGROUND The natural history of unruptured cerebral aneurysms has not been clearly defined. METHODS From January 2001 through April 2004, we enrolled patients with newly identified, unrupturedExpand
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A survey of pituitary incidentaloma in Japan.
OBJECTIVE The development of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has resulted in the discovery of unsuspected endocrinologically silent pituitary masses (pituitaryExpand
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Pituitary apoplexy: its incidence and clinical significance.
The occurrence of hemorrhage from pituitary adenoma (so-called "pituitary apoplexy") was investigated in a consecutive series of 560 cases operated on during the past 30 years. There were 93 casesExpand
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Incidental pituitary lesions in 1,000 unselected autopsy specimens.
PURPOSE To elucidate the frequency of false-positive results in imaging diagnoses of a functioning pituitary microadenoma, the authors studied various kinds of incidental lesions greater than 2 mm inExpand
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[Endoscopic pituitary tumor surgery].
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Ghrelin and growth hormone (GH) secretagogue receptor (GHSR) mRNA expression in human pituitary adenomas
OBJECTIVE The level of growth hormone (GH), growth hormone secretogogue (GHS) and GHS receptor (GHSR) messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) expression has been reported as being higher in GH‐producingExpand
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Long-term surgical outcome in 16 patients with thyrotropin pituitary adenoma.
OBJECT Thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas are rare lesions of the endocrinological system. Although introduction of a hypersensitive radioimmunoassay for thyrotropin enables the recognition ofExpand
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Prognostic significance of the immunohistochemical index of survivin in glioma: a comparative study with the MIB-1 index
SummaryObjective: Survivin has been identified as a protein expressed in cancer cells and a member of the inhibitor-of-apoptosis protein family. Recent studies suggest that the expression of survivinExpand
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Inactivation of the tumor suppressor gene on 11q13 in brothers with familial acrogigantism without multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.
Two of three brothers (the second and third brothers) and their uncle (their mother's brother) presented acrogigantism without multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1). An invasive macroadenomaExpand
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Background: Patients with acute intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) presenting within 3 hours of symptom onset are known to be at increased risk of expansion. However, only a minority arrive within thisExpand
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