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Table 3 Comparison of resection rate between different groups (n = 34)

From: Analysis of operative efficacy for giant pituitary adenoma

  Number Proportion (%) Average tumor resection rate (%)
Pituitary adenoma with CSI 14 41.2 62.0*
Pituitary adenoma without CSI 20 58.8 77.4
Transsphenoidal surgery 28 82.4 74.3
Craniotomy 6 17.6 66.8
  1. Note: CSI, cavernous sinus invasion.
  2. *P < 0.05, pituitary adenoma with CSI vs. pituitary adenoma without CSI, Mann–Whitney U test.