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Table 3 Pituitary adenoma volume and measures

From: Intrasellar pressure in patients with pituitary adenoma – relation to tumour size and growth pattern

Adenoma volumes and measures
   Adenoma volume Adenoma measures
   (cm3) Coronal (mm) Anteroposterior (mm) Craniocaudal (mm)
Total Mean ± sd 6.13 ± 5.24 18.9 ± 5.1 17.2 ± 5.7 21.9 ± 7.6
95% CI 5.03–7.22 19.0–20.0 16.0–18.4 20.3–23.5
Min–Max 0.68–30.40 7.5–36.0 7.5–39.0 7.0–43.0
Men Mean ± sd 6.39 ± 5.81 19.0 ± 5.6 18.0 ± 6.5 22.0 ± 7.4
95% CI 4.76–8.02 17.4–20.6 16.3–19.9 20.0–24.1
Min–Max 0.85–30.40 7.5–36.0 7.5–39.0 7.0–43.0
Women Mean ± sd 5.80 ± 4.47 18.9 ± 4.4 16.1 ± 4.3 21.7 ± 8.0
95% CI 4.37–7.23 17.5–20.3 14.7–17.4 19.2–24.3
Min–Max 0.68–20.30 10.0–33.0 9.0–28.0 7.0–42.0
  t-test p = 0.59 p = 0.91 p = 0.08 p = 0.84
  1. Table 3 shows the mean adenoma volume and mean adenoma measures in three different axes. No difference in adenoma volumes or adenoma measure in any direction was found between men and women