September 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.

 

Pituitary Tumors

Incidence and Outcomes of Pituitary Microadenomas in Children with Short Stature/Growth Hormone Deficiency.
Derrick KM, Gomes WA, Gensure RC.
Horm Res Paediatr. 2018 Sep 27:1-10. doi: 10.1159/000489456. [Epub ahead of print]

Childhood-onset craniopharyngioma: latest insights into pathology, diagnostics, treatment and follow-up.
Bogusz A, Müller HL.
Expert Rev Neurother. 2018 Sep 26. doi: 10.1080/14737175.2018.1528874. [Epub ahead of print]

Current Standards and Recent Advances in Biomarkers of Major Endocrine Tumors.
Luo Y, Zhu H, Tan T, He J.
Front Pharmacol. 2018 Sep 10;9:963. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00963. eCollection 2018. Review.

Pituitary Surgery

Endoscopic Endonasal Transclival to Tumors of the Clivus and Anterior Region of the Posterior Cranial Fossa (Results of Surgical Treatament of 136 Patients)
Shkarubo AN, Koval KV, Chernov IV, Andreev DN, Panteleyev AA.
World Neurosurg. 2018 Sep 24. pii: S1878-8750(18)32136-3. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.09.090. [Epub ahead of print]

Are volume measurements of non-functioning pituitary adenomas reliable?
Øystese KAB, Hisanawi S, Zucknick M, Bollerslev J, Ringstad G.
Endocrine. 2018 Sep 26. doi: 10.1007/s12020-018-1752-8. [Epub ahead of print]

Preoperative prediction of cavernous sinus invasion by pituitary adenomas using a radiomics method based on magnetic resonance images.
Niu J, Zhang S, Ma S, Diao J, Zhou W, Tian J, Zang Y, Jia W.
Eur Radiol. 2018 Sep 25. doi: 10.1007/s00330-018-5725-3. [Epub ahead of print]

Acromegaly

Prevalence of neoplasms in patients with acromegaly - the need for a national registry.Prevalence of neoplasms in patients with acromegaly - the need for a national registry.
Matyjaszek-Matuszek B, Obel E, Lewicki M, Kowalczyk-Bołtuć J, Smoleń A.
Ann Agric Environ Med. 2018 Sep 25;25(3):559-561. doi: 10.26444/aaem/85652. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

Cushing’s

Alterations in hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function immediately after resection of adrenal adenomas in patients with Cushing's syndrome and others with incidentalomas and subclinical hypercortisolism.Alterations in hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function immediately after resection of adrenal adenomas in patients with Cushing's syndrome and others with incidentalomas and subclinical hypercortisolism.
Khawandanah D, ElAsmar N, Arafah BM.
Endocrine. 2018 Sep 27. doi: 10.1007/s12020-018-1769-z. [Epub ahead of print]

Varicella causing remission of Cushing's disease.
Raj H, Kamalanathan S, Sahoo JP, Kadhiravan T.
BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Sep 23;2018. pii: bcr-2018-225867. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-225867

MEN-1

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1: A Case Report With Review of Imaging Findings.
Keller HR, Record JL, Lall NU.
Ochsner J. 2018 Summer;18(2):170-175. doi: 10.31486/toj.17.0019.

Hormonal Issues

Oxytocin and cancer: An emerging link.
Lerman B, Harricharran T, Ogunwobi OO.
World J Clin Oncol. 2018 Sep 14;9(5):74-82. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v9.i5.74. Review.

Physiology, Posterior Pituitary.
Patel H, Tiwari V.
StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2018 Jan-.
2018 Sep 21.

Transcriptome analyses of female somatotropes and lactotropes reveal novel regulators of cell identity in the pituitary.
Peel MT, Ho Y, Liebhaber SA.
Endocrinology. 2018 Sep 21. doi: 10.1210/en.2018-00587. [Epub ahead of print]

 

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