Dr Blevins Corner

Dr Blevins Corner

Medical comments from Dr Lewis Blevins MD. Director Center for Pituitary Disorders at University California San Francisco

Pseudo-acromegaly: a few comments

From the desk of Lewis S Blevins Jr. MD - cofounder.  I'm not sure this term really exists. It does, however, seem to be...

Comments on a recent AACE article on the diagnosis of recurring Cushing’s Disease.

From the desk of Dr. Lewis Blevins - cofounder - This article -Diagnosis of recurrence in Cushing’s disease: American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and...

The withdrawal of dopamine agonist therapies in prolactinomas

PODCAST:  Today's podcast focuses on Dr. Blevins' thoughts on a recent paper published in The Pituitary Journal.  You can review a summary of the article here. ...

Prolactinomas and tumor regression with dopamine agonist drugs.

From Lewis S Blevins Jr. MD -  Macroadenomas and massive macroadenomas tend to regress significantly in response to treatment with dopamine agonist drugs. I...

The work of a pituitary endocrinologist

In today's podcasts, we are talking to Dr. Lewis Blevins about the work of a pituitary endocrinologist.  We delve into the details of the...

Pituitary surgery: what are the factors that determine it.

Podcast:  In this podcast we discuss the indications for pituitary surgery.  What are the factors that make the procedure necessary?  We ask Dr. Blevins...

Discussing the rationale for Pegvisomant dose adjustments

PODCAST:  Listen to this engaging podcast where PWN cofounders Dr. Blevins and JD Faccinetti discuss the ins and outs of a Somavert (pegvisomant for...

Taking testosterone replacement for hypogonadism due to pituitary disease? Read this.

From Lewis S Blevins, Jr. MD -  I see a lot of men who are concerned about taking testosterone replacement for hypogonadism due to...

Hyponatremia after Pituitary Surgery. 

From Lewis S Blevins Jr. MD:  A 37-year-old woman presented with visual compromise and headache. MRI demonstrated a 2.0 cm cystic pituitary lesion thought...

“The Art of Neuroendocrinology”

A case-based approach to medical decision making.  Edited by Lewis S Blevins Jr., MD    “The Art of Neuroendocrinology: A case-based approach to medical decision-making” is...

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