June 2019 Pituitary Research Articles

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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

Unexpected concomitant pituitary adenoma and suprasellar meningioma: a case report and review of the literature.
de Vries F, Lobatto DJ, Zamanipoor Najafabadi AH, Kleijwegt MC, Verstegen MJT, Schutte PJ, Biermasz NR, van Furth WR.
Br J Neurosurg. 2019 Jun 17:1-5. doi: 10.1080/02688697.2018.1556782. [Epub ahead of print]

Giant cabergoline-resistant prolactinoma in a man who presented with a psychotic episode during treatment: a case report.
Casulari LA, de Castro LF, Kessler IM, Mendonça JL, de Fátima Magalhães Gonzaga M.
J Med Case Rep. 2019 Jun 16;13(1):183. doi: 10.1186/s13256-019-2071-2.

Comprehensive Evaluation of Rare Pituitary Lesions: A Single Tertiary Care Pituitary Center Experience and Review of the Literature.
Cossu G, Brouland JP, La Rosa S, Camponovo C, Viaroli E, Daniel RT, Messerer M.
Endocr Pathol. 2019 Jun 17. doi: 10.1007/s12022-019-09581-6. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Pituitary adenomas in elderly patients: clinical and surgical outcome analysis in a large series.
Spina A, Losa M, Mortini P.
Endocrine. 2019 Jun 17. doi: 10.1007/s12020-019-01959-0. [Epub ahead of print]

Modern imaging of pituitary adenomas.
Bashari WA, Senanayake R, Fernández-Pombo A, Gillett D, Koulouri O, Powlson AS, Matys T, Scoffings D, Cheow H, Mendichovszky I, Gurnell M.
Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 May 28. pii: S1521-690X(19)30027-2. doi: 10.1016/j.beem.2019.05.002. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Spontaneous regression of nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma.
Ghalaenovi H, Azar M, Fattahi A.
Br J Neurosurg. 2019 Jun 17:1-2. doi: 10.1080/02688697.2019.1630552. [Epub ahead of print]

A rare cause of familial exogenous Cushing syndrome.
Rajan R, Kuriakose C, Paul J, Kapoor N, Cherian KE, Paul TV.
J Family Med Prim Care. 2019 May;8(5):1798-1800. doi: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_294_19.

Ectopic clival craniopharyngioma with intratumoral hemorrhage: A case report.
Horiuchi D, Shimono T, Doishita S, Goto T, Tanaka S, Miki Y.
Radiol Case Rep. 2019 Jun 4;14(8):977-980. doi: 10.1016/j.radcr.2019.05.023. eCollection 2019 Aug.

The Treatment of Refractory Pituitary Adenomas.
Dai C, Liu X, Ma W, Wang R.
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019 May 29;10:334. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00334. eCollection 2019. Review.

Quantitative Analysis of Ubiquitinated Proteins in Human Pituitary and Pituitary Adenoma Tissues.
Qian S, Zhan X, Lu M, Li N, Long Y, Li X, Desiderio DM, Zhan X.
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019 May 22;10:328. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00328. eCollection 2019.

Glucose Abnormalities Associated to Prolactin Secreting Pituitary Adenomas.
Auriemma RS, De Alcubierre D, Pirchio R, Pivonello R, Colao A.
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019 May 22;10:327. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00327. eCollection 2019. Review.

Acromegaly caused by a somatotroph adenoma in patient with neurofibromatosis type 1.
Hozumi K, Fukuoka H, Odake Y, Takeuchi T, Uehara T, Sato T, Inoshita N, Yoshida K, Matsumoto R, Bando H, Hirota Y, Iguchi G, Taniguchi M, Otsuki N, Nishigori C, Kosaki K, Hasegawa T, Ogawa W, Takahashi Y.
Endocr J. 2019 Jun 12. doi: 10.1507/endocrj.EJ19-0035. [Epub ahead of print]

Regulation of growth hormone biosynthesis by Cdk5 regulatory subunit associated protein 1-like 1 (CDKAL1) in pituitary adenomas.
Takesue Y, Wei FY, Fukuda H, Tanoue Y, Yamamoto T, Chujo T, Shinojima N, Yano S, Morioka M, Mukasa A, Kuratsu J, Tomizawa K.
Endocr J. 2019 Jun 11. doi: 10.1507/endocrj.EJ18-0536. [Epub ahead of print]

Pituitary Surgery

Is gross total resection reasonable in adults with craniopharyngiomas with hypothalamic involvement ?
Apra C, Enasceschu C, Lapras V, Raverot G, Jouanneau E.
World Neurosurg. 2019 Jun 13. pii: S1878-8750(19)31578-5. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.06.037. [Epub ahead of print]

Transnasal endoscopic approach for pediatric skull base lesions: a case series.
Quon JL, Kim LH, Hwang PH, Patel ZM, Grant GA, Cheshier SH, Edwards MSB.
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2019 Jun 14:1-12. doi: 10.3171/2019.4.PEDS18693. [Epub ahead of print]

Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism

RF9: May it be a new therapeutic option for hypogonadotropic hypogonadism?
Sahin Z, Kelestimur H.
Med Hypotheses. 2019 Jul;128:54-57. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2019.05.016. Epub 2019 May 14.

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