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Table 5 COX-2 Correlation with patient’s clinic pathological features

From: Cyclooxygenase enzyme and PGE2 expression in patients with functional and non-functional pituitary adenomas

ParameterGroupsNon-Functional pituitary adenoma
(P value)
Acromegaly
(P value)
Cushing
(P value)
Prolactinoma
(P value)
Age (Years)20–400.880.90.40
40–600.560.170.61 
60≤    
GenderFemale0.290.760.040.057
Male    
Tumor invasivenessInvasive0.050.840.210
Non- Invasive    
Tumor sizeMicro-Adenoma00.540.070
Macro-adenoma