September 2019 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, and WebMD.


Medical Management of Cushing Disease.
Tritos NA, Biller BMK.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):499-508. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Jul 5. Review.

Pituitary Tumors

Introduction to Pituitary Adenomas.
Aghi MK, Blevins LS Jr.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):xiii. doi: 10.1016/ No abstract available.

Molecular Biology of Pituitary Adenomas.
Faltermeier CM, Magill ST, Blevins LS Jr, Aghi MK.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):391-400. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Jul 5. Review.
Editor’s Note: Dr. Aghi and Dr. Blevins are members of the PNA.

The Genomic Landscape of Sporadic Prolactinomas.
De Sousa SMC, Wang PPS, Santoreneos S, Shen A, Yates CJ, Babic M, Eshraghi L, Feng J, Koszyca B, Roberts-Thomson S, Schreiber AW, Torpy DJ, Scott HS.
Endocr Pathol. 2019 Aug 31. doi: 10.1007/s12022-019-09587-0. [Epub ahead of print]

Management of Nonfunctioning Recurrent Pituitary Adenomas.
Farrell CJ, Garzon-Muvdi T, Fastenberg JH, Nyquist GG, Rabinowitz MR, Rosen MR, Evans JJ.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):473-482. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Aug 7. Review.

Management of Pituitary Adenomas Invading the Cavernous Sinus.
Rutkowski M, Zada G.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):445-455. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Jul 16. Review.

Pituitary Surgery

The Role of Surgery in the Management of Prolactinomas.
Donoho DA, Laws ER Jr.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):509-514. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Jul 2. Review.
Editor’s Note: Dr. Laws is a member of the PNA Scientific Advisory Panel.

Endocrine Outcomes After Pituitary Surgery.
Buttan A, Mamelak AN.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):491-498. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Jul 13. Review.
Editor’s Note: Dr. Mamelak is a member of the PNA.

Visual Outcomes After Pituitary Surgery.
Uy B, Wilson B, Kim WJ, Prashant G, Bergsneider M.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):483-489. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Aug 5. Review.
Editor’s Note: Dr. Bergsneider is a member of the PNA.

Surgery for Pediatric Pituitary Adenomas.
Marino AC, Taylor DG, Desai B, Jane JA Jr.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):465-471. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Jul 5. Review.
Editor’s Note: Dr. Jane is a member of the PNA.

Evolving strategies for resection of sellar/parasellar synchronous tumors via endoscopic endonasal approach - a technical case report and systematic review of the literature.
Roethlisberger M, Jayapalan RR, Hostettler IC, Kadir KABA, Mun KS, Brand Y, Mariani L, Prepageran N, Waran V.
World Neurosurg. 2019 Aug 30. pii: S1878-8750(19)32258-2. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.08.102. [Epub ahead of print]

Sodium Perturbations After Pituitary Surgery.
Yuen KCJ, Ajmal A, Correa R, Little AS.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):515-524. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Jul 27. Review.
Editor’s Note: Drs. Yuen and Little are members of the PNA.

Management of Giant Pituitary Adenomas: Role and Outcome of the Endoscopic Endonasal Surgical Approach.
Marigil Sanchez M, Karekezi C, Almeida JP, Kalyvas A, Castro V, Velasquez C, Gentili F.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):433-444. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Jul 10. Review.
Editor’s Note: Dr. Gentili is a member of the PNA.

The Role of Three-Dimensional Endoscopy in Pituitary Adenoma Surgery.
Vasudevan K, Saad H, Oyesiku NM.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):421-432. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Jul 18. Review.
Editor’s Note: Dr. Oyesiku is a member of the PNA.

Intraoperative Fluorescent Visualization of Pituitary Adenomas.
Cho SS, Lee JYK.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):401-412. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Jul 27. Review.

Pituitary Imaging

Evaluation of pituitary structures and lesions with turbo spin-echo diffusion-weighted imaging.
Khant ZA, Azuma M, Kadota Y, Hattori Y, Takeshima H, Yokogami K, Watanabe T, Enzaki M, Nakaura T, Hirai T.
J Neurol Sci. 2019 Jul 18;405:116390. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2019.07.008. [Epub ahead of print]

Intraoperative MRI for Pituitary Adenomas.
Jones PS, Swearingen B.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):413-420. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Jul 2. Review.

Pituitary Apoplexy

Pituitary Apoplexy.
Barkhoudarian G, Kelly DF.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2019 Oct;30(4):457-463. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2019 Aug 7. Review.
Editor’s Note: Drs. Barkhoudarian and Kelly are members of the PNA.

Pituitary apoplexy after cardiac surgery in a 14-year-old girl with Carney complex: a case report.
Naito Y, Mori J, Tazoe J, Tomida A, Yagyu S, Nakajima H, Iehara T, Tatsuzawa K, Mukai T, Hosoi H.
Endocr J. 2019 Sep 4. doi: 10.1507/endocrj.EJ19-0183. [Epub ahead of print]

Hormonal Health

Growth and Adult Height during Human Growth Hormone Treatment in Chinese Children with Multiple Pituitary Hormone Deficiency Caused by Pituitary Stalk Interruption Syndrome: A Single Centre Study
Wang F, Han J, Wang Z, Shang X, Li G.
J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol. 2019 Sep 2. doi: 10.4274/jcrpe.galenos.2019.2019.0086. [Epub ahead of print]

The enigmatic role of growth hormone in age-related diseases, cognition, and longevity.
Colon G, Saccon T, Schneider A, Cavalcante MB, Huffman DM, Berryman D, List E, Ikeno Y, Musi N, Bartke A, Kopchick J, Kirkland JL, Tchkonia T, Masternak MM.
Geroscience. 2019 Sep 4. doi: 10.1007/s11357-019-00096-w. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Diagnosis of Endocrine Disease: Pituitary stalk interruption syndrome: etiology and clinical manifestations.
Vergier J, Castinetti F, Saveanu A, Girard N, Brue T, Reynaud R.
Eur J Endocrinol. 2019 Sep 1. pii: EJE-19-0168.R1. doi: 10.1530/EJE-19-0168. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Primary Pituitary Tubercular Abscess: A Case Report.
Roka YB, Roka N, Pandey SR.
JNMA J Nepal Med Assoc. 2019 May-Jun;57(217):206-208.

A case of PHACE syndrome with growth hormone deficiency and abnormal thyroid functions.
Bongsebandhu-Phubhakdi C, Tempark T, Jakchairoongruang K, Supornsilchai V.
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Sep 2. pii: /j/jpem.ahead-of-print/jpem-2019-0078/jpem-2019-0078.xml. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2019-0078. [Epub ahead of print]

Hypogonadism in Pediatric Health: Adult Medicine Concepts Fail.
Grinspon RP, Freire AV, Rey RA.
Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Aug 27. pii: S1043-2760(19)30158-4. doi: 10.1016/j.tem.2019.08.002. [Epub ahead of print] Review.


Clinical presentation and management of primary ovarian neuroendocrine tumor in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.
Jhawar S, Lakhotia R, Suzuki M, Welch J, Agarwal SK, Sharretts J, Merino M, Ahlman M, Blau JE, Simonds WF, Del Rivero J.
Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep. 2019 Aug 20;2019. pii: EDM190040. doi: 10.1530/EDM-19-0040. [Epub ahead of print]


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