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.

Personalized Treatment for Patients with Acromegaly

Presenter Bio Dr. Ioachimescu graduated from Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania. She underwent postgraduate training in Europe in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, focusing on pituitary diseases. Dr. Ioachimescu earned a PhD in...

Empty Sella Syndrome

Webinar Description When the pituitary gland shrinks or becomes flattened, it cannot be seen on an MRI, making the pituitary gland look like an “empty sella.” The appearance of this term in radiology reports can cause anxiety for patients or confusion for providers...

Headaches and Pituitary Tumors

Webinar Description The webinar, "Headaches and Pituitary Tumors" will discuss the following topics: The various types and features of headaches associated with pituitary and parasellar tumors Potential mechanisms of headache formation from pituitary and parasellar...

Pituitary Surgery for Acromegaly

Webinar Description The webinar objective will be to review the surgical indications for acromegaly surgery, including odds of a surgical cure, benefits of non-curative debulking surgery, the role for pre-surgical medical therapy, and post-operative care issues....

Psychosocial Aspects of Pituitary Disease

Webinar Description: Jessica Diller Kovler, Professor in the History of Psychology at the City University of New York, will join us to discuss a topic that is too often ignored: the mental health of pituitary patients. Learn about the symptoms before and after...

Diagnosis, Treatment and Safety of Growth Hormone Therapy in Adults

Webinar Description Adult growth hormone (GH) deficiency is a syndrome characterized by abnormal body composition of decreased muscle mass and exercise capacity, increased visceral fat, impaired quality of life, unfavorable alterations in glucose and lipid profiles...

Hypothalamic Pituitary Dysfunction in Young Athletes with Head Injury (THI)

Webinar Description: Traumatic brain Injury has been recently of great attraction to researchers, retired football players, and the public. But years before it is documented clinically the Hypothalamic pituitary Dysfunction symptoms appear at much earlier age and need...

Turning Pain Into Passion

This workbook is based on the author's personal experiences and is not to replace any medical treatments. It is designed to help you break through personal blocks and discover inside of yourself a more passionate life. Suggestion: This workbook maybe more effective in...

Hormonal Follow Up After Surgery and Effects of Long-Term Medication

Presenter Bio: Dr. Blevins' main clinical interests are in the evaluation and management of patients with various disorders of the pituitary gland and hypothalamus. He has particular expertise with regards to Cushing's syndrome and has edited a book on the subject. He...

Functional Outcomes After Surgery for Pituitary Tumors

The anatomy of the pituitary gland from a patient's and surgeon's perspective The mechanisms that allow this anatomy to cause three of the common types of symptoms that patients with lesions in the pituitary gland like nonfunctional pituitary adenomas or Rathke's...

Management of a Patient with a Prolactinoma

Laurence Katznelson, MD received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and performed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He then performed a fellowship in...

Advances and Limitations of Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery

Presenter Bio Paul A. Gardner, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Co-Director, Center for Cranial Base Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Gardner joined the faculty of the...

Pituitary Disorders and the Family

Family systems theories have influenced this turn, as it becomes clear that focusing on a problem with one family member acknowledges only one part of the affected system. In this presentation Dr. Banker will talk about what is meant by the "family system," what is...

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