Hilke Buurman

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine pituitary adenomas in a series of postmortem pituitaries by use of modern technologies of immunostaining, to classify the adenomas according to the current WHO classification and to analyse the possible associations to the available clinical data. METHODS In this study, pituitaries of 3048 autopsy cases(More)
This study provides a base for evaluating incidentalomas. The incidence and type of pathological findings in a large group of surgically removed adrenal glands were analyzed: 282 resected adrenals from the years 1995 to 2004 were examined; 242 adrenals were removed for therapy of renal cell carcinomas (in one case both adrenals were removed). Other(More)
Intratumoral heterogeneity mirrors subclonal diversity and might affect treatment response. To investigate molecular heterogeneity of primary breast cancer specimens, we determined the amplification status of growth regulatory genes (c-erbB2, topoisomerase IIα, c-myc, and cyclinD1) in macroscopically and microscopically separate areas of individual tumors(More)
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