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Table 1 Expression profile of D2R, MGMT and VEGF in different subtypes of PA

From: The expression profile of Dopamine D2 receptor, MGMT and VEGF in different histological subtypes of pituitary adenomas: a study of 197 cases and indications for the medical therapy

PA subtypes No. of patients D2R MGMT VEGF
Low High Low High Low High
PRL 28 2 26 24 4 11 17
GH 20 2 18 18 2 11 9
ACTH 27 9 18 22 5 13 14
TSH 15 6 9 14 1 8 7
FSH 37 6 31 26 11 8 29
NF 70 44 26 66 4 30 40
Total 197 69 128 170 27 81 116
  1. NF, Non-functioning; Low, low expression (score of ≤3); High, high expression (score of >3).