Predictive markers of pituitary adenoma behavior.

@article{Kontogeorgos2006PredictiveMO,
  title={Predictive markers of pituitary adenoma behavior.},
  author={George Kontogeorgos},
  journal={Neuroendocrinology},
  year={2006},
  volume={83 3-4},
  pages={179-88}
}
The optimal goal for pathologists is to provide important information to clinicians in order to predict tumor biology. Specific morphologic features may serve as predictive markers of tumor behavior. Macroscopic invasion of the perisellar tissues, defined as radiographic or gross operative finding, is considered a more consistent prognostic indicator. Regarding morphology, cytologic atypia is not a reliable feature. In contrast, the number of mitoses is very important for prognosis. Given that… CONTINUE READING

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