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Research & Reviews  139 results

Side-Firing Intraoperative Ultrasonograhy for Resection of Giant Pituitary Adenomas.
World Neurosurgery; Robbins AC, Winter KA et. al.

Feb 17th, 2023 - Suprasellar extension, cavernous sinus invasion, and involvement of intracranial vascular structures and cranial nerves are among the challenges faced by surgeons operating on giant pituitary macroadenomas. Intraoperative tissue shifts may render ...

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...

Can Preoperative Diffusion Tensor Imaging Tractography Predict the Visual Outcomes of P...
World Neurosurgery; Mohamadzadeh O, Sadrehosseini SM et. al.

Jan 15th, 2023 - Visual impairment has been reported as the most common clinical manifestation of pituitary adenoma (PA) due to the compressive effect of the tumor. This prospective study aimed to evaluate the predictive role of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in t...

Natural history of nonfunctioning pituitary macroadenomas followed without intervention...
Clinical Endocrinology; Ayalon-Dangur I, Robenshtok E et. al.

Jan 6th, 2023 - The treatment strategy for nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFPA) includes surgery, radiotherapy, medical treatment, or follow-up. Prior series of patients with NFPAs followed without intervention include small numbers of patients with macroaden...

Galactorrhea: Rapid Evidence Review.
American Family Physician; Bruehlman RD, Winters S et. al.

Dec 16th, 2022 - Galactorrhea is the production of breast milk that is not the result of physiologic lactation. Milky nipple discharge within one year of pregnancy and the cessation of breastfeeding is usually physiologic. Galactorrhea is more often the result of ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

Utilization of iMRI for Transsphenoidal Resection of Pituitary Macroadenomas

Jul 19th, 2022 - The investigators are studying the utility of intra-operative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) during transsphenoidal pituitary surgery for large macroadenomas by randomizing patients to either an intra-operative MRI after resection, or no intra-...

Radioactive Iodine Implants for Pan-invasive Pituitary Macroadenomas

Nov 30th, 2021 - This study is a single arm Phase II pilot trial. Patients enrolled on the trial will undergo implantation of high activity iodine-125 seeds into their pituitary adenoma. The tumor response to treatment will be monitored as well as change in visual...

Visual Outcome After Transsphenoidal Surgery for Pituitary Macroadenoma

Dec 6th, 2017 - Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery is a procedure for the treatment of pituitary macroadenomas that cause visual impairment through optic chiasm compression. The aim of this retrospective study is to describe visual outcome after this pr...

Effect of Pasireotide Long Acting Release (LAR) on Gonadotroph Adenomas

Nov 28th, 2017 - Gonadotroph adenomas are the most common pituitary macroadenomas. Currently no medical treatment as been found that decreases the size of these adenomas, so surgery is the only treatment. The reason to think that pasireotide might affect gonadotro...

Value of 25 mcg Cortrosyn Stimulation Test

Jul 25th, 2017 - The study consisted of two groups of adult patients 18 to 65 years of age. The first group (G1, n=10) included patients with hypothalamic/pituitary disease with at least one pituitary axis deficiency other than ACTH deficiency. The patients had th...

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News  1 results

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Acromegaly

Sep 16th, 2020 - Answer 5/5 Which of the following is accurate regarding treatment of acromegaly? Your peers chose: Pharmacologic therapy is the first-line treatment for acromegaly 0% Radiation therapy is routinely indicated for most patients with acromegaly 0% Fo...

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