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Research & Reviews  225 results

Inhibition of VEGF receptors induces pituitary apoplexy: An experimental study in mice.
PloS One; Sugita Y, Takada S et. al.

Mar 18th, 2023 - Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy has been developed for the treatment of a variety of cancers. Although this therapy may be a promising alternative treatment for refractory pituitary adenomas and pituitary carcinomas, the eff...

Pituitary and SARS CoV-2: An unremitting conundrum.
Best Practice & Research. Clinical Endocrinology & Metabo... Capatina C, Poiana C et. al.

Mar 7th, 2023 - There is increased interest related to the impact of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) on the endocrine system and in particular on the pituitary gland. Over the course of the severe infection with acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Co...

Risk Factors for Significant Postoperative Hemorrhage After Pituitary Neuroendocrine Tu...
Neurosurgery Osorio RC, Aabedi AA et. al.

Feb 17th, 2023 - Postoperative hemorrhage is a rare but potentially serious complication after pituitary surgery. The risk factors for this complication are mostly unknown, and further knowledge would help guide postoperative management. To investigate the periope...

Intraoperative hypovolemia as a possible precipitating factor for pituitary apoplexy: a...
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Abo KM, Kane J et. al.

Feb 11th, 2023 - Pituitary apoplexy is acute infarction with or without hemorrhage of the pituitary gland. It is a rare but potentially life-threatening emergency that most commonly occurs in the setting of pituitary adenoma. The mechanisms underlying pituitary ap...

Clinical evaluations of pituitary apoplexy in incidental nonfunctional pituitary adenomas.
Medicine Takeshita K, Abe I et. al.

Dec 24th, 2022 - Pituitary apoplexy is an uncommon syndrome that often results in spontaneous hemorrhage or infarction of pituitary tumors or glands. We previously reported pituitary apoplexy occurred most frequently in nonfunctional pituitary adenomas among all t...

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Guidelines  1 results

Pituitary incidentaloma: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline.
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Freda PU, Beckers AM et. al.

Apr 9th, 2011 - The aim was to formulate practice guidelines for endocrine evaluation and treatment of pituitary incidentalomas. Consensus was guided by systematic reviews of evidence and discussions through a series of conference calls and e-mails and one in-per...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Prevalence of Contrast Enhancement of the Oculomotor Nerve on 3D PD T1 MRI Sequence in Patients With Ophthalmoplegia

Sep 17th, 2021 - Oculomotor nerve (third cranial nerve or "III") palsy is a relatively frequent cause of consultation in ophthalmology. It may reveal a life-threatening pathology such as aneurysm rupture, pituitary apoplexy, and therefore need imaging in emergency...

Prevalence of a High-intensity Signal of the Oculomotor Nerve on T2 MRI Sequence in Patients With Ophthalmoplegia

Jul 16th, 2021 - Oculomotor nerve (third cranial nerve or III) palsy is a relatively frequent cause of consultation in ophthalmology. It may reveal a life-threatening pathology such as aneurysm rupture, pituitary apoplexy, and therefore need imaging in emergency. ...

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News  11 results

Headache and Diplopia in a 41-Year-Old Man

Feb 6th, 2017 - The most common symptom of pituitary apoplexy is headache. Almost all patients describe a sudden, severe retro-orbital or bifrontal headache, which is associated with vomiting in two thirds of cases.[4] The headache and vomiting result from the su...

AACE: Free testosterone, prolactin levels signal MRI need in men with secondary hypogonadism
M. Alexander Otto

May 15th, 2015 - NASHVILLE, TENN. – Checking free testosterone and prolactin levels can help identify which men with secondary hypogonadism should get brain MRIs.

Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines on Pituitary Incidentalomas
Elizabeth Mechcatie

Apr 20th, 2011 - Surgical treatment of a pituitary incidentaloma is recommended when the lesion is causing a visual field deficit or other visual abnormalities, such as ophthalmoplegia "or neurological compromise," according to evidence-based clinical practice gui.

Recognizing and Intervening in Pituitary Apoplexy

Pituitary Pathology Pituitary Tumors The Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States reports the incidence of pituitary tumors to be 6% of all brain tumors.[3] Tumors involving the pituitary gland typically affect the anterior pituitary, or ...

Recognizing and Intervening in Pituitary Apoplexy

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Pituitary apoplexy is a rare and life-threatening disorder often requiring emergency neurosurgical intervention to preserve vision and prevent cerebral herniation syndrome. Infarction or hemorrhage of an enlarged...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →