PNA Webinar Library
One of the many benefits to being a member of the Pituitary Network Association is access to our Webinar Library. Listed below is all the information on our previous webinars, the links to the webinars are only available when you are logged in.
Friday, 21 September 2012
Dr. Susan Samson presented this very informative one hour presentation on cabergoline for the treatment of pituitary adenomas.
Wednesday, 05 September 2012
PNA Webinar recorded on September 5, 2012
Presented by Dr. Daniel Prevedello
Join us with Dr. Daniel Prevedello for this very informative presentation on the latest state-of-the-art surgical treatment-Endoscopic transnasal route as the primary treatment.
Friday, 22 June 2012
The webinar entitled, "Managing your care: What should you expect from your team of experts?" was presented on June 22, 2012, it will help you learn how to communicate better with your health care team. You'll get tips on assembling a top-notch team of doctors, caregivers, family and friends – who will support your journey back to health. This presentation will help you get the most out of each medical appointment and teach you the best way to present your concerns, so the doctor will truly hear and respond.
Sunday, 23 October 2011
On Monday, October 24, 2011, eminent UCSF endocrinologist Dr. Lewis Blevins presented an informative webinar on human growth hormones that was attended by more than 90 people.
Thursday, 15 September 2011
Were you diagnosed with a pituitary tumor and treated by a skilled medical professional? Or, maybe you're still awaiting surgery or other treatment. Perhaps you've been prescribed hormone replacement therapy following surgery. Now what happens? What can you expect moving forward as your body adjusts? How can you manage your health and well-being and learn to live a full and productive life following removal of the tumor?
Thursday, 23 June 2011
Many pituitary patients have had the frustrating, demoralizing experience of suffering physical and mental health issues - that are then dismissed or improperly treated by doctors who are supposed to show compassion and find the answers. Christina O'Neil-Bourne's story is unique, but it is also similar to that of many patients worldwide. Ms. Bourne is not only talented and beautiful (a former Miss Nevada), she will also present a captivating story we all can learn from!
Thursday, 21 April 2011
Dr. Cohen-Gadol's one-hour presentation explains the diagnosis of a pituitary tumor. He briefly reviews the medical and surgical options available, in order to help you make better decisions about your treatment.
Wednesday, 09 February 2011
What does the Pituitary Have to do with These?
Linda Rio, M.A., MFT hosted the PNA's first-ever educational webinar on February 9, 2011. This webinar launched a series of regular internet-based programs designed to inform, educate and empower patients, family members, and health care professionals to achieve accurate diagnosis and obtain effective treatment for pituitary disorders. Harnessing the power of the internet, the PNA is able to reach people worldwide an provide vital information that can and will help improve the quality of life for those battling pituitary disorders. We gratefully thank Auxillium Pharmaceuticals and Genentech for their generous sponsorship of the PNA Webinar Program.
Tuesday, 12 December 2000
Our webinar "Fertility in the Panhypopituitary Patient" was presented February 6, 2012 by Dr. George Koulianos, Program Director at The Center for Reproductive Medicine at the Mobile Infirmary Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama.
An update on the diagnosis and treatment options of Cushing's disease. Description of the endoscopic endonasal approach for the management of CD. Surgical videos demonstration and comparison with the microscopic transsphenoidal approach. Surgical outcomes and adjuvant treatment.
This will be a case-based review of the causes, diagnosis and treatment of pituitary failure, focusing on the most common scenarios patients may encounter. We will review issues with hormonal testing unique to patients with pituitary disease, and the approach toward optimizing pituitary hormone replacement.
The objectives of this presentation are to:
1. Review the current understanding of the physiology of the GH-IGF-I axis and how it impacts growth.
2. Examine the various known genetic abnormalities involving the GH-IGF-I axis.
3. Describe the genetic basis for disease involving the growth plate (epiphysis).
What is DI?
Who is at risk of DI?
The difference between central ( pituitary) and nephrogenic ( kidney) DI?
DI look alike : what else could it be?
How can your doctor help you deal with DI?