June 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.

Management Of Endocrine Disease: Hypophysitis - diagnosis and treatment.
Joshi MN, Whitelaw B, Carroll PV.
Eur J Endocrinol. 2018 Jun 7. pii: EJE-17-0009. doi: 10.1530/EJE-17-0009. [Epub ahead of print]

Pituitary Tumors – General

Trastuzumab inhibits pituitary tumor growth modulating the TGFB/Smad2/3 pathway.
Petiti JP, Sosa LDV, Picech F, Moyano Crespo GD, Arevalo Rojas JZ, Pérez PA, Guido CB, Leimgruber C, Sabatino ME, García PE, Bengió V, Papalini FR, Estario P, Bernhardt MC, Villarreal M, Gutiérrez S, De Paul AL, Mukdsi JH, Torres AI.
Endocr Relat Cancer. 2018 Jun 6. pii: ERC-18-0067. doi: 10.1530/ERC-18-0067. [Epub ahead of print]

Senescence drives non-cell autonomous tumorigenesis in the pituitary gland.
Gonzalez-Meljem JM, Martinez-Barbera JP.
Mol Cell Oncol. 2018 Feb 13;5(3):e1435180. doi: 10.1080/23723556.2018.1435180. eCollection 2018.

Developed diplopia due to a pituitary macroadenoma during pregnancy.
Ennaifer H, Jemel M, Kandar H, Grira W, Kammoun I, Salem LB.
Pan Afr Med J. 2018 Jan 17;29:39. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2018.29.39.12706. eCollection 2018.

Combined effects of resveratrol and radiation in GH3 and TtT/GF pituitary adenoma cells.
Voellger B, Waldt N, Rupa R, Kirches E, Melhem O, Ochel HJ, Mawrin C, Firsching R.
J Neurooncol. 2018 Jun 5. doi: 10.1007/s11060-018-2918-1. [Epub ahead of print]

Top 100 Most-cited Articles on Pituitary Adenoma: A Bibliometric Analysis.
Guo X, Gao L, Wang Z, Feng C, Xing B.
World Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 2. pii: S1878-8750(18)31143-4. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.05.189. [Epub ahead of print]


The Role of Different Molecular Markers in Papillary Thyroid Cancer Patients with Acromegaly.
Keskin FE, Ozkaya HM, Ferahman S, Haliloglu O, Karatas A, Aksoy F, Kadioglu P.
Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes. 2018 Jun 11. doi: 10.1055/a-0629-9223. [Epub ahead of print]


Cushing's disease with pulmonary Cryptococcus neoformans infection in a single center in Beijing, China: A retrospective study and literature review.
Lu L, Zhao YY, Yang HB, Tian XL, Xu ZJ, Lu ZL.
J Formos Med Assoc. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S0929-6646(17)30797-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jfma.2018.05.005. [Epub ahead of print]

New Insights in Cushing Disease Treatment With Focus on a Derivative of Vitamin A.
Fuertes M, Tkatch J, Rosmino J, Nieto L, Guitelman MA, Arzt E.
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018 May 24;9:262. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00262. eCollection 2018. Review.

Characterization of cyclic cushing's disease using late night salivary cortisol testing.
Jahandideh D, Swearingen B, Nachtigall LB, Klibanski A, Biller BMK, Tritos NA.
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2018 Jun 6. doi: 10.1111/cen.13758. [Epub ahead of print]

Hormonal Health

MRI of ectopic posterior pituitary gland with dysgenesis of pituitary stalk in a patient with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.
Lahiri AK, Sundareyan R, Jenkins D, Nilak A.
Radiol Case Rep. 2018 Jun 7;13(4):764-766. doi: 10.1016/j.radcr.2018.05.004. eCollection 2018 Aug.

Growth Hormone Deficiency in the Transition Age.
Loche S, Di Iorgi N, Patti G, Noli S, Giaccardi M, Olivieri I, Ibba A, Maghnie M.
Endocr Dev. 2018;33:46-56. doi: 10.1159/000487525. Epub 2018 Jun 8.

Successful Management of Patient with Sheehan's Syndrome Presenting with Psychosis and Catatonia.
Nath S, Ranjan R, Mohapatra D, Mishra BR.
Indian J Psychol Med. 2018 May-Jun;40(3):276-279. doi: 10.4103/IJPSYM.IJPSYM_280_17.

Pituitary Surgery

Stereotactic radiosurgery for benign brain tumors: Results of multicenter benchmark planning studies.
Eaton DJ, Lee J, Patel R, Millin AE, Paddick I, Walker C.
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2018 Feb 16. pii: S1879-8500(18)30065-1. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2018.02.006. [Epub ahead of print]

Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery for Subdiaphragmatic Type Craniopharyngiomas.
Nishioka H, Nagata Y, Fukuhara N, Yamaguchi-Okada M, Yamada S.
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2018 Jun 6. doi: 10.2176/nmc.oa.2018-0028. [Epub ahead of print]

From above or from below? That is the question. Comparison of the supraorbital approach with the endonasal approach. A cadaveric study.
Peraio S, Chumas P, Nix P, Phillips N, Tyagi A.
Br J Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 6:1-5. doi: 10.1080/02688697.2018.1480748. [Epub ahead of print]

Pituitary Cancer

Diagnosis, therapy and therapeutic effects in cases of pituitary metastasis.
Zhao Y, Lian W, Xing B, Feng M, Liu X, Wang R, Zhou W.
World Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 5. pii: S1878-8750(18)31159-8. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.05.205. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Thyroid Issues

Mortality in children with early detected congenital central hypothyroidism.
Zwaveling-Soonawala N, Naafs JC, Verkerk PH, van Trotsenburg ASP.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Jun 7. doi: 10.1210/jc.2018-00629. [Epub ahead of print]


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