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Mean intrasellar pressure, visual field, headache intensity and quality of life of patients with pituitary adenoma.
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PMID:  20602034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intrasellar pressure (ISP) measurement technique has recently opened a new line of research in neuroendocrinology. The absolute and mean ISP values were investigated in 25 patients consecutively operated at the Brasilia University Hospital (DF). These data were correlated with serum prolactin levels, number of visual quadrant affected, tumor size, quality of life (measured through the SF-36 scale) and graded headache (measured through the HIT-6 scale). No correlation was observed. The p values were 0.887; 0.137; 0.892; 0.812 and 0.884; respectively. The HIT-6 values were inversely and moderately correlated with total RAND SF-36 and its mental and physical dimensions.
Aldo Pereira-Neto; André Meireles Borba; Paulo Andrade de Mello; Luciana Ansanelli Naves; Antônio Santos e Araújo Jr; Luis Augusto Casulari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria     Volume:  68     ISSN:  1678-4227     ISO Abbreviation:  Arq Neuropsiquiatr     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-05     Completed Date:  2011-01-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0125444     Medline TA:  Arq Neuropsiquiatr     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  350-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neurosurgery Service, University Hospital of Brasília, Brasília, DF, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma / complications*,  physiopathology,  surgery
Headache / etiology*,  psychology
Intracranial Pressure / physiology
Middle Aged
Pituitary Neoplasms / complications*,  physiopathology,  surgery
Quality of Life / psychology*
Severity of Illness Index
Visual Fields / physiology*
Young Adult

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