What is the natural history of nonoperated nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas?
BACKGROUND: Series of patients systematically investigating the outcome of clinically nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFAs) not treated by surgery or radiotherapy during long follow-up periods are limited. Most reports involve the follow-up of selected cases of incidentally found lesions, rendering their results unreliable on the assessment of the pros and cons of a 'watch and wait' policy. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the outcome of a series of consecutive patients with presumed NFA (microa...Expand abstract
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