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Table 5 Outcomes of Patients with Densely and Sparsely Granulated Adenomas

From: Acromegaly: a clinical perspective

Factor Densely
(N = 17)
Sparsely
(N = 6)
  
n n (%) n n (%) p-value Odds Ratios
(95% CI)
Initial complete resection 17 13(76.5) 6 2(33.3) 0.13d 0.15 (0.02, 1.2)
Repeat surgery 17 1(5.9) 6 3(50.0) 0.040d 16.0 (1.2, 210.6)
Response to surgery 13 9(69.2) 2 0(0.0) 0.14d NA
Response to medication and/or radiation: 5 2(40.0) 5 1(20.0) 0.99d 0.38 (0.02, 6.3)
Improvement of symptoms after treatment 16 16(100.0) 4 4(100.0) N/A N/A
Improvement of comorbidities after treatment 10 10(100.0) 3 3(100.0) N/A N/A
  1. p-values: d = Fisher’s Exact test