January 2020 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.


Sleep quality in acromegaly and changes after transsphenoidal surgery: a prospective longitudinal study.
Zhang Y, Guo X, Guo J, Wang L, Zhao H, Wang Y, Wang J, Sun X, Jiang W, Liu G, Xiao Z, Cong N, Qi J, Han S, Wang Z, Gao L, Bao X, Feng M, Yao Y, Deng K, Lian W, Xing B.
Sleep Med. 2019 Dec 12;67:164-170. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2019.11.1256. [Epub ahead of print]

Oral disorders related to acromegaly.
Belmehdi A, Chbicheb S.
Pan Afr Med J. 2019 Oct 16;34:96. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2019.34.96.19873. eCollection 2019.

Lung function and blood gas abnormalities in patients with acromegaly.
Zhang F, Guo X, Gao L, Wang Z, Feng C, Jia M, Xing B.
J Clin Neurosci. 2020 Jan 10. pii: S0967-5868(19)32037-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2020.01.003. [Epub ahead of print]


Quality of Life in Patients With Cushing's Disease.
Santos A, Resmini E, Martínez Momblán MA, Valassi E, Martel L, Webb SM.
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019 Dec 11;10:862. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00862. eCollection 2019. Review.

Pituitary Tumors – General

Minimally invasive follicular thyroid carcinoma mimicking pituitary adenoma: a case report.
Gao H, Wu S, Zhang X, Xie T.
Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2019 Oct 1;12(10):3949-3952. eCollection 2019.

Evaluation of the potential of the Ki67 index to predict tumor evolution in patients with pituitary adenoma.
Petry C, Poli JHZ, de Azevedo Dossin I, Rech CGSL, Pereira Lima JFS, Ferreira NP, da Costa Oliveira M.
Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2019 Jan 1;12(1):320-326. eCollection 2019.

Pituitary tumors: epidemiology and clinical presentation spectrum.
Araujo-Castro M, Berrocal VR, Pascual-Corrales E.
Hormones (Athens). 2020 Jan 14. doi: 10.1007/s42000-019-00168-8. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

miR-137 functions as a tumor suppressor gene in pituitary adenoma by targeting AKT2.
Duan J, Lu G, Li Y, Zhou S, Zhou D, Tao H.
Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2019 May 1;12(5):1557-1564. eCollection 2019.

Evaluation of prognostic utility of Ki-67, P53, and O-6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase expression in pituitary tumors.
Das C, Mondal P, Mukhopadhyay M, Mukhopadhyay S, Ghosh I, Handral A.
J Lab Physicians. 2019 Oct-Dec;11(4):323-329. doi: 10.4103/JLP.JLP_76_19.

Co-occurrence of Craniopharyngioma and IgG4-related Hypophysitis: An Epiphenomenon or a Mere Coincidence?
Pal R, Chatterjee D, Singla R, Jain N, Bhansali A, Dutta P.
World Neurosurg. 2020 Jan 9. pii: S1878-8750(20)30008-5. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.12.181. [Epub ahead of print]

Quantitative Analysis of Proteome in Non-functional Pituitary Adenomas: Clinical Relevance and Potential Benefits for the Patients.
Cheng T, Wang Y, Lu M, Zhan X, Zhou T, Li B, Zhan X.
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019 Dec 5;10:854. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00854. eCollection 2019.

Pituitary Cancer

Current status and treatment modalities in metastases to the pituitary: a systematic review.
Ng S, Fomekong F, Delabar V, Jacquesson T, Enachescu C, Raverot G, Manet R, Jouanneau E.
J Neurooncol. 2020 Jan 13. doi: 10.1007/s11060-020-03396-w. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


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