April 2018 Pituitary Research Articles

Knowledge is power and we believe keeping abreast of news on the research front is imperative. Each month in Highlights we feature a few of the top news stories, which you can read below. In addition, we update our website on a regular basis with the latest breaking news related to pituitary and hormonal disorders by gathering stories we think you'll be interested in from MD Linx, Medscape, MedPage Today, PubMed, Touch Endocrinology, News-Medical.net and WebMD.



Quality of Life in Cushing's disease: A long term issue?
Webb SM, Santos A, Resmini E, Martínez-Momblán MA, Martel L, Valassi E.
Ann Endocrinol (Paris). 2018 Apr 3. pii: S0003-4266(18)30032-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ando.2018.03.007. [Epub ahead of print]

Cushing's Syndrome: A Historic Review of the Treatment Strategies and Corresponding Outcomes in a Single Tertiary Center over the Past Half-Century.
Nankova A, Yaneva M, Elenkova A, Tcharaktchiev D, Marinov M, Hadzhiyanev A, Sechanov T, Gantchev G, Todorov G, Kirilov G, Kalinov K, Andreeva M, Zacharieva S.
Horm Metab Res. 2018 Apr;50(4):280-289. doi: 10.1055/a-0580-0460. Epub 2018 Apr 5.


Use of Electronic Health Records To Characterize a Rare Disease In the USA: Treatment, Comorbidities and Follow-up Trends Among Patients With a Confirmed Diagnosis of AcromegalyWith a Confirmed Diagnosis of Acromegaly
Silverstein JM, Roe ED, Munir KM, Fox JL, Emir B, Kouznetsova M, Lamerato LE, King D.

Endocr Pract. 2018 Apr 6. doi: 10.4158/EP-2017-0243. [Epub ahead of print]
A rare challenging case of co-existent craniopharyngioma, acromegaly and squamous cell lung cancer.
Fountas A, Chai ST, Ayuk J, Gittoes N, Chavda S, Karavitaki N.
Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep. 2018 Mar 28;2018. pii: 18-0018. doi: 10.1530/EDM-18-0018. eCollection 2018.

Pituitary Tumors

Recurrent non-functioning pituitary adenomas: a review on the new pathological classification, management guidelines and treatment options.
Delgado-López PD, Pi-Barrio J, Dueñas-Polo MT, Pascual-Llorente M, Gordón-Bolaños MC.
Clin Transl Oncol. 2018 Apr 5. doi: 10.1007/s12094-018-1868-6. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Protein stabilization by RSUME accounts for PTTG pituitary tumor abundance and oncogenicity.
Fuertes M, Sapochnik M, Tedesco L, Senin S, Attorresi A, Ajler P, Carrizo G, Cervio A, Sevlever G, Bonfiglio JJ, Stalla GK, Arzt E.
Endocr Relat Cancer. 2018 Apr 5. pii: ERC-18-0028. doi: 10.1530/ERC-18-0028. [Epub ahead of print]

Contribution of Intrasellar Pressure Elevation to Headache Manifestation in Pituitary Adenoma Evaluated With Intraoperative Pressure Measurement.
Hayashi Y, Sasagawa Y, Oishi M, Kita D, Misaki K, Fukui I, Tachibana O, Nakada M.
Neurosurgery. 2018 Mar 29. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyy087. [Epub ahead of print]

Pituitary Apoplexy

Landscape of Molecular Events in Pituitary Apoplexy.
Gupta P, Dutta P.
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018 Mar 20;9:107. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00107. eCollection 2018. Review.

Rathke's Cleft Cyst or Pituitary Apoplexy: A Case Report and Literature Review.
Shatri J, Ahmetgjekaj I.
Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2018 Mar 13;6(3):544-547. doi: 10.3889/oamjms.2018.115. eCollection 2018 Mar 15.

Hormonal Health

High fear of disease occurrence is associated with low quality of life in patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 (MEN1): Results from the Dutch MEN1 Study Group.
van Leeuwaarde RS, Pieterman CRC, Bleiker EMA, Dekkers OM, van der Horst-Schrivers AN, Hermus AR, de Herder WW, Drent ML, Bisschop PH, Havekes B, Vriens MR, Valk GD.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Mar 30. doi: 10.1210/jc.2018-00259. [Epub ahead of print]

Neuronostatin exerts actions on pituitary that are unique from its sibling peptide somatostatin.
Luque RM, Kineman RD.
J Endocrinol. 2018 Apr 3. pii: JOE-18-0135. doi: 10.1530/JOE-18-0135. [Epub ahead of print]

Epigenetic regulation in the tumorigenesis of MEN1-associated endocrine cell types.
Iyer S, Agarwal SK.
J Mol Endocrinol. 2018 Apr 3. pii: JME-18-0050. doi: 10.1530/JME-18-0050. [Epub ahead of print]

S-Nitrosoglutathione Reductase (GSNOR) Deficiency Results in Secondary Hypogonadism.
Masterson TA, Arora H, Kulandavelu S, Carroll RS, Kaiser UB, Gultekin SH, Hare JM, Ramasamy R.
J Sex Med. 2018 Mar 29. pii: S1743-6095(18)30145-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2018.03.002. [Epub ahead of print]



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