Sept. 2021 Research Articles

 

Pituitary Tumors

Double adenomas of the pituitary reveal distinct lineage markers, copy number alterations, and epigenetic profiles.

Pituitary Surgery

Endoscopic Endonasal Transsphenoidal Approach for the Surgical Treatment of Pituitary Apoplexy and Clinical Outcomes.

The Use of Micro Retractor in Endoscopic Endonasal Posterior Pseudocapsule Resection of Pituitary Macroadenoma. Technical Note.

The difference between preoperative and postoperative pituitary stalk deviation angles can predict delayed hyponatremia after transsphenoidal surgery.

Safety of endoscopic endonasal biopsy for the pituitary stalk-hypothalamic lesions.

Acromegaly

Treatment of acromegaly by rosiglitazone via upregulating 15-PGDH in both pituitary adenoma and liver.

Cushing's Disease

Presurgical predictive factors of surgical remission in Cushing's disease. Study of 32 cases.

Diagnostic pitfalls in Cushing's disease impacting surgical remission rates; test thresholds and lessons learned in 105 patients.

Editor's Note: Drs Barkhoudarian, Cohan and Kelly are members of the PNA.

Cushing's syndrome due to adrenocorticotropic hormone-secreting metastatic neuroendocrine tumor of unknown primary origin: a case report and literature review.

Pasireotide-resistant Refractory Cushing's Disease Without Somatostatin Receptor 5 Expression: A Case Report.

COVID and Pituitary Disease

Thyroid function in COVID-19 and the association to cytokine levels and mortality.

Panhypopituitarism

Management of panhypopituitarism during pregnancy: A case report.

Pediatric Pituitary Disease

Noncontrast MRI Protocol for Selected Pediatric Pituitary Endocrinopathies: A Procedure with High Diagnostic Yield and Potential to Reduce Anesthesia and Gadolinium-Based Contrast Exposure.

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