2017 Barrow Pituitary Symposium

Focus: Management of Pituitary Tumors

Barrow Pituitary Symposium Goal

Attendees will have a deeper understanding of the clinical pathways available for patients demonstrating symptoms of pituitary complications after surgery, refer patients to proper specialists when necessary, reduce chronic hormonal abnormalities, and improve quality of life.

Objectives

  1. Describe radiation applications in regards to pituitary tumors and recognize potential complications associated with this treatment.
  2. Discuss the surgical indication and limitations for the treatment of Cushing’s Disease.
  3. Describe the contribution of Prolactin levels to Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling (IPSS).
  4. Discuss the efficacy of Growth Hormone Replacement in adults.
  5. Identify the complex symptomology of panhypopituitarism.
  6. Describe the manner in which pituitary dysfunction presents in pediatrics.

Accreditation

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center (SJHMC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

For more information see Event Flyer or contact Barrow Neurological Institute (602) 406-3067

 



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