January 2019 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.

Pituitary Tumors

The Prognostic Roles of the Ki-67 Proliferation Index, P53 Expression, Mitotic Index, and Radiological Tumor Invasion in Pituitary Adenomas.
Hasanov R, Aydoğan Bİ, Kiremitçi S, Erden E, Güllü S.
Endocr Pathol. 2019 Jan 4. doi: 10.1007/s12022-018-9563-2. [Epub ahead of print]

Association of PTTG1 polymorphism rs1895320, rs2910200 and rs6882742 with non-functioning pituitary adenomas in Chinese Han population: a case-control study.
Zhu B, Gao M, Zhang L, Wang J, Wang L, Qin LL, Kang XX, Zhao ZG.
Metab Brain Dis. 2019 Jan 3. doi: 10.1007/s11011-018-0364-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Evaluation of expression of somatostatin receptor 1, 2, 3, 5 and dopamine D2 receptor in spindle cell oncocytomas of posterior pituitary.
Soukup J, Kasparova P, Kohout A, Rychly B, Skarkova V, Syrucek M, Gabalec F.
Pituitary. 2019 Jan 4. doi: 10.1007/s11102-018-00935-7. [Epub ahead of print]

MR textural analysis on contrast enhanced 3D-SPACE images in assessment of consistency of pituitary macroadenoma.
Rui W, Wu Y, Ma Z, Wang Y, Wang Y, Xu X, Zhang J, Yao Z.
Eur J Radiol. 2019 Jan;110:219-224. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2018.12.002. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Rathke’s Cleft Cyst

Intractable Rathke's cleft cyst hidden behind co-existing giant pituitary adenoma - Case report.
Nishimura F, Park YS, Motoyama Y, Nakagawa I, Yamada S, Tamura K, Matsuda R, Takeshima Y, Takamura Y, Nakase H.
World Neurosurg. 2019 Jan 2. pii: S1878-8750(18)32928-0. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.12.105. [Epub ahead of print]

Pituitary Surgery

Endoscopic endonasal surgery for craniopharyngiomas: a series of 60 patients.
Mou J, Wang X, Huo G, Ruan L, Jin K, Tan S, Wang F, Hua H, Yang G.
World Neurosurg. 2019 Jan 2. pii: S1878-8750(18)32933-4. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.12.110. [Epub ahead of print]

Predictors of Nasoseptal Flap (NSF) Use after Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Pituitary Mass Resection.
Rotman LE, Kicielinski KP, Broadwater DR, Davis MC, Vaughan TB, Woodworth BA, Riley KO.
World Neurosurg. 2018 Dec 29. pii: S1878-8750(18)32920-6. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.12.097. [Epub ahead of print]


How to Position Pasireotide LAR Treatment in Acromegaly.
Coopmans EC, Muhammad A, van der Lely AJ, Janssen JAMJL, Neggers SJCMM.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Jan 3. doi: 10.1210/jc.2018-01979. [Epub ahead of print]

Surgical-pharmacological interactions in the treatment of acromegaly.
Abreu C, Guinto G, Mercado M.
Expert Rev Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Dec 29:1-8. doi: 10.1080/17446651.2019.1559729. [Epub ahead of print]

Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome in a 39-year-old male patient with suspected acromegaly-A case study.
Andrysiak-Mamos E, Sagan KP, Lietz-Kijak D, Kijak E, Kaźmierczak B, Pietrzyk A, Sowinska-Przepiera E, Sagan L, Syrenicz A.
Am J Med Genet A. 2018 Dec 28. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.61013. [Epub ahead of print]


Cushing's syndrome with no clinical stigmata - a variant of glucocorticoid resistance syndrome.
Gossain VV, El-Rifai M, Krishnan P, Bhavsar B.
Clin Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018 Dec 18;4:23. doi: 10.1186/s40842-018-0072-5. eCollection 2018.

Hormonal Issues

Pituitary volume in individuals at elevated risk for psychosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Saunders TS, Mondelli V, Cullen AE.
Schizophr Res. 2018 Dec 29. pii: S0920-9964(18)30722-9. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.12.026. [Epub ahead of print]

Circadian regulation of endocrine systems.
Neumann AM, Schmidt CX, Brockmann RM, Oster H.
Auton Neurosci. 2019 Jan;216:1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.autneu.2018.10.001. Epub 2018 Oct 22.


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