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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.

Surgery for Pituitary Tumors

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

"Surgery for Pituitary Tumors" presented by Dr. Manish Aghi on Wednesday, October 10, 2012.

Cabergoline for the Treatment of Pituitary Adenomas

Friday, 21 September 2012

Dr. Susan Samson presented this very informative one hour presentation on cabergoline for the treatment of pituitary adenomas. 

 

State-of-the-Art Surgery For Craniopharyngiomas

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.

 

Managing Your Care: What to Expect from Your Team of Experts

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.

Growth Hormone Deficiency: Just the Facts!

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. 

Rest of Life Care: What is Going to Happen to Me Now?

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?

Prolactinoma: A Patient's Perspective

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!

You Have Been Diagnosed with a Pituitary Tumor: What Next?

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.

Thoughts, Feelings and Behavior.

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.

Fertility in the Panhypopituitary Patient

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.

Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery for the Treatment of Cushing's Disease

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.

The Essentials: The Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypopituitarism

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 Genetics of Growth and Growth Disorders From the Hypothalamus to the Epiphysis

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).

Diabetes Insipidus Practical Facts 1

Learning Objectives:

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?

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