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Research Articles August 2020


Pituitary Tumors


Health-related quality of life in patients with non-functioning pituitary adenoma: a special focus on hydrocortisone replacement dose.
Wild CM, Stieg M, Stalla GK, Auer MK, Athanasoulia-Kaspar AP.Qual Life Res. 2020 Jul 31. doi: 10.1007/s11136-020-02582-7. Online ahead of print.

Prolactinomas: Prognostic Factors of Early Remission After Transsphenoidal Surgery.
Zielinski G, Ozdarski M, Maksymowicz M, Szamotulska K, Witek P.Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2020 Jul 7;11:439. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2020.00439. eCollection 2020.

The 5-factor modified frailty index predicts health burden following surgery for pituitary adenomas.
Khalafallah AM, Shah PP, Huq S, Jimenez AE, Patel PP, London NR Jr, Hamrahian AH, Salvatori R, Gallia GL, Rowan NR, Mukherjee D.Pituitary. 2020 Jul 28. doi: 10.1007/s11102-020-01069-5. Online ahead of print. 


Neuroendrocrine Tumors

Unusual ectopic ACTH syndrome in a patient with orbital neuroendocrine tumor, resulted false-positive outcome of BIPSS:a case report.
Tan H, Chen D, Yu Y, Yu K, He W, Cai B, Jiang S, Tang Y, Tong N, An Z.BMC Endocr Disord. 2020 Jul 31;20(1):116. doi: 10.1186/s12902-020-00590-9.

Pituitary Surgery

Optical Coherent Tomography Predicts Long-Term Visual Outcome of Pituitary Adenoma Surgery: New Perspectives From a 5-Year Follow-up Study.
Chung YS, Na M, Yoo J, Kim W, Jung IH, Moon JH, Lee J, Kim SH, Kim EH.Neurosurgery. 2020 Jul 31:nyaa318. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyaa318. Online ahead of print.


NBPF9 Gene May Be Involved in Congenital Hypopituitarism: A Whole-Genome Study of a Boy with Pituitary Stalk Interruption Syndrome and His Family.
Wang CZ, Guo LL, Guo QH, Mu YM.Int J Endocrinol. 2020 Jul 18;2020:5401738. doi: 10.1155/2020/5401738. eCollection 2020.

Hypopituitarism: A Rare but Often Neglected Condition.
Bhushan D, Agarwal M, Shukla RK.Indian J Crit Care Med. 2020 May;24(5):350-352. doi: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23422.


The Change in Distance Between Bilateral Internal Carotid Arteries in Acromegaly and Its Risk Factors.
Yan X, Chen X, Ge H, Zhu S, Lin Y, Kang D, Lin Z, Jiang C, Ding C.Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2020 Jul 7;11:429. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2020.00429. eCollection 2020.

Cushing’s Disease

Recovery of Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Pediatric Cushing Disease.
Tatsi C, Neely M, Flippo C, Bompou ME, Keil M, Stratakis CA.Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2020 Jul 29. doi: 10.1111/cen.14300. Online ahead of print.

Prevalence of Signs and Symptoms of Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome Before and After Transsphenoidal Surgery for Cushing's Disease - A Prospective Consecutive Case Series.
Huckhagel T, Flitsch J, Rotermund R, Knospe V.Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes. 2020 Jul 28. doi: 10.1055/a-1200-1528. Online ahead of print.

Hormonal Health

Secondary pituitary hormonal dysfunction patterns: tumor size and subtype matter.
Almistehi WM, Vaninetti N, Mustafa S, Hebb ALO, Zwicker D, Doucette S, Alqahtani S, Clarke DB, Imran SA.Pituitary. 2020 Jul 27. doi: 10.1007/s11102-020-01067-7. Online ahead of print.



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