Endocrine Outcome of Surgery for Pituitary Adenoma

  • End date
    May 27, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    University of Ulm
Updated on 3 March 2022


Prospective and randomized compare between microsurgical and endoscopic transsphenoidal MRI assisted resection of pituitary adenomas.


The main aim of the study is to compare microsurgical and endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery and to determine endocrine outcome. Secondary extent of resection and quality of life will be evaluated.

Condition Pituitary Adenoma
Treatment Endoscopic Resection, Microsurgical resection
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03515603
SponsorUniversity of Ulm
Last Modified on3 March 2022


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Suspected symptomatic or progressively growing pituitary adenoma
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No follow-up possible
Emergency surgery without informed consent or without intraoperative MRI
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