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

Podcast: Growth Hormone Secreting Pituitary Adenomas

A highly informative podcast on growth hormone-secreting adenomas by Dr. Lewis Blevins.  This is the third of a series on pituitary tumors.  

Diagnostic challenges: neurosarcoidosis

From Lewis S. Blevins, M.D. This image depicts what appears to be a right-sided pituitary adenoma. It is a well-defined and circumscribed darker lesion...

Pituitary surgery: Microscopic vs. Endoscopic

From the desk of Lewis S. Blevins Jr. MD - Endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary disorders seems to be a hot topic these days.   Some...

Podcast: Non-functioning pituitary adenomas

Dr. Lewis Blevins reviews non-functioning pituitary adenomas. These tumors, which typically do not secrete hormones, can pose major challenges due to their ability to grow...

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...

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