Pituitary Adenoma

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The lighter side of Climate Change  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Accra Daily MailSome six years ago, I underwent a full brain surgery to dislodge a pituitary adenoma. It was a successful procedure but I ended with two tiny clamps in my ...

ACTH Deficiency, Higher Doses of Hydrocortisone Replacement, and Radiotherapy ...  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and MetabolismMany patients with acromegaly develop hypopituitarism as a result of the pituitary adenoma itself or therapies such as surgery and radiotherapy. ...

์?„์ง€๋Œ€๋ณ‘์›? ์œ ์?ธ๊ทœ ๊ต?์ˆ˜ ์ตœ์šฐ์ˆ˜ ํ?ฌ์Šคํ„ฐ ๋…ผ๋ฌธ์ƒ?  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
메디게이트뉴스...์œ ์?ธ๊ทœ ๊ต?์ˆ˜๋Š” '๋‡Œํ•˜์ˆ˜์ฒด ์„ ์ข…์œผ๋กœ ์˜ค์?ธํ•  ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” ๋“œ๋ฌธ ๋‡Œํ•˜์ˆ˜์ฒด ๋ณ‘๋ณ€:์ž?๊ธฐ๊ณต๋ช…์˜?์ƒ?๊ณผ ๋ณ‘๋ฆฌ ์†Œ๊ฒฌ(Unusual rare pituitary lesions, masquering pituitary adenoma ...

์?„์ง€๋Œ€๋ณ‘์›? ์œ ์?ธ๊ทœ ๊ต?์ˆ˜ ์ตœ์šฐ์ˆ˜ํ?ฌ์Šคํ„ฐ๋…ผ๋ฌธ์ƒ?  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
메디칼트리뷴...์†Œ๊ฒฌ(Unusual rare pituitary lesions, masquering pituitary adenoma : MR & pathologic features)'์?ด๋ž€ ์ œ๋ชฉ์?˜ ๋…ผ ๋ฌธ์?„ ๋ฐœํ‘œํ•ด ์ตœ์šฐ์ˆ˜ ํ?ฌ์Šคํ„ฐ ๋…ผ๋ฌธ์ƒ?์?„ ์ˆ˜์ƒ?ํ–ˆ๋‹ค.

Minimally Invasive Endonasal Surgery ~ Preferred Route for ...  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Medical TourismPatients undergoing endonasal surgery for a pituitary adenoma, chordoma or Rathke's cleft cyst, are typically up and about on the first post-operative day

Health and fitness calendar  -  ‎Jul 12, 2009‎
Memphis Commercial AppealFree Public Education Seminar: 6-7 pm July 21 at Semmes-Murphey Clinic, 6325 Humphreys Blvd. Topic: "What You Should Know About Pituitary Adenoma,"

Apollo acquires cyberknife system  -  ‎Jul 19, 2009‎
Express BuzzAstrocytoma, glioma, glioblastoma multiforme, oligodendroglioma, brain metastasis, spinal tumours, pituitary adenoma, hemangioblastoma, skull base tumours,

New Study Finds Endonasal Surgery Offers Hormonal Benefits For ...  -  Dec 22, 2008
Medical News Today (press release),...reported on 444 patients undergoing surgery to remove a tumor of the pituitary gland, called a pituitary adenoma, all of whom were operated on by the

The Role of Stereotactic Radiotherapy in Patients with Growth ...  -  Jul 10, 2008
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,Address all correspondence and requests for reprints to: Marco Losa, MD, Department of Neurosurgery, Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60,

Prognostic Significance of the Ki-67 Labeling Index in Growth ...  -  Jul 10, 2008
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,...the Ki-67 index prognostic relevance in a group of acromegalic patients who underwent transsphenoidal surgery for a GH-secreting pituitary adenoma.

Woman presents with progressive unexplained visual loss in right eye  -  Jul 9, 2008
OSN SuperSite (subscription),The differential diagnosis includes neoplastic processes such as a pituitary adenoma, meningioma, glioma, craniopharyngioma or chordoma, as well as vascular

New Developments in the Illegal Provision of Growth Hormone for ...  -  Jun 17, 2008
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription),In fact, adult GHD is rare; the most common causes are pituitary adenoma or treatment of the adenoma with surgery or radiotherapy.

Jasmin's brand of blithe spirit beats the bullies and major illness  -  Jul 6, 2008
Derby Evening Telegraph,...โ€œDoctors called it a pituitary adenoma and said it was benign. There was no need to operate, but it had to be monitored in case it started to grow.

Exploratory Study of ^Sup 99m^Tc-EC20 Imaging for Identifying ...  -  Jun 25, 2008
RedOrbit,Eligible patients were at least 18 y of age and had known or suspected metastatic renal cell carcinoma (protocols EC20.3 and EC20.9), pituitary adenoma

Investigative Pasireotide Suppresses Growth Hormone in Acromegaly ...  -  21 May 2008
DG NewsAcromegaly is a rare condition characterised by chronic hypersecretion of growth hormones that is caused by a pituitary adenoma in more than 90% of patients

Hong-Man Choi Fails Army Physical  -  Apr 28, 2008
Bloody ElbowChoi submitted medical records indicating that his pituitary adenoma may compress his optic nerve and cause visual problems. His condition was deemed

Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery Effective and Safe as the Primary ...  -  May 5, 2008
DG NewsThe condition most commonly involves pituitary adenoma. The main aim of treatment is to reverse these symptoms and signs through removal of the tumour,

Direct Evidence for Beneficial Effect of Growth Hormone ...  -  May 7, 2008
DG NewsNonfunctioning pituitary adenoma was associated with significantly decreased SMR (0.57; 95% CI, 0.45-0.72). Although no significant deviations in SMR were

DJ Seidenwurm for the Expert Panel on Neurologic Imaging  -  Mar 12, 2008
AJNR (subscription),Prolactin elevation by itself is nonspecific and may be due to a variety of medical, neurologic, or pharmacological causes as well as pituitary adenoma,

The Myth of the Myth of HGH as Performance Enhancing  -  Feb 27, 2008
Huffington Post,...from a normal high school girl to a state shot put champion when her pituitary went berserk producing HGH due to a tumor (a pituitary adenoma).

Radiotherapy for singer Watson  -  Dec 22, 2007
InTheNews.co.uk,...in September 2006 after undergoing surgery to remove a benign brain tumour - known as a pituitary adenoma - at St George's Hospital in south London.

Get Wonderful Information on Cushings Syndrome  -  Dec 2, 2007
American Chronicle,Radiotherapy to the pituitary gland can destroy the pituitary adenoma. This has a good chance of success, but may take months or years to take effect.

Cambridge Whoโ€™s Who Recognizes Dr. Serena M. Bordes for Excellence ...  -  Dec 17, 2007
Business Wire (press release),Bordes launched her career in holistic health after helping to correctly diagnose her daughter after she fell ill with a pituitary adenoma.

Growth of a Meningioma in a Transsexual Patient after Estrogen ...  -  Dec 5, 2007
New England Journal of Medicine (subscription),Prolactin-producing pituitary adenoma in a male-to-female transsexual patient with protracted estrogen administration: a morphologic study.

Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Combined Treatment of ...  -  Dec 4, 2007
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,Pituitary adenoma size decreased in four patients. No increase in tumor size was observed in any of the patients. Conclusion: Long-term combined treatment

acromegaly, fatal if not treated  -  Nov 20, 2007
Bernama,...removal of the pituitary adenoma by an experienced neurosurgeon is usually the first choice," he added. even if a cure is not possible, surgery may be

i'm abnormally tall and sick: guizhou girl  -  Nov 10, 2007
China Internet Information Center|,...the provincial capital, determined that a pituitary adenoma - tumors that grows in the pituitary gland - was causing her problems. in april,

woman with 'wrong' tumour fights insurer  -  Nov 17, 2007
The Observer,...'we accept that mrs ryan has had a large (benign) pituitary adenoma, which, due to its size, extended beyond its normal anatomical site (the pituitary

tenor to return home  -  Oct 31, 2007
InTheNews.co.uk,...benign brain tumour - known as a pituitary adenoma - at st george's hospital in south london. and though he made a full recovering from that operation,

Subclinical Hypercortisolism among Outpatients Referred for ...  -  Oct 15, 2007
Annals of Internal MedicineSix had functioning adrenal masses and 1 had an adrenocorticotropic hormoneโ€“secreting pituitary adenoma. The prevalence of subclinical hypercortisolism

Nonsurgical Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea in Invasive ...  -  Oct 12, 2007
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism,Design, Setting, and Participants: A retrospective review of MPRL patients (n = 114) was compared with patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma (NFA)

FDA Approvals: Evista and Somatulin Depot  -  Sep 20, 2007
Medscape (subscription)Most commonly caused by a pituitary adenoma, the condition most affects middle-aged adults. Current options for drug treatment include surgical removal of



Background information on Pituitary Adenoma [When available]

Pituitary adenomas are tumors that occur in the pituitary gland, and account for about 10% of intracranial neoplasms. They often remain undiagnosed, and small pituitary tumors are found in 6 to 24 percent of adults at autopsy.

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