Acromegaly (part 2)

Podcast – In part 2 of our series on Acromegaly Dr. Blevins deals with Dopamine Agonists, a class of drugs used in the treatment...

Acromegaly (part 1)

Podcast – This is part one of an upcoming series of podcasts by Dr. Blevins on Acromegaly exclusively produced for Pituitary Word News.   From the...

How do somatostatin analogs work?

From Lewis S. Blevins, Jr. MD  -  Somatostatin analogs are a class of drugs that are chemically modified forms of native somatostatin.   They are...

Acromegaly guidelines: How useful are they?

 From Lewis S. Blevins, Jr. MD  -  Every few years, one organization or another releases "guidelines” and "recommendations” regarding the management of patients with...

Helping to educate tomorrow’s doctors.

From J D Faccinetti  -  Shortly after my acromegaly treatment had begun in 2011, I got a call from my friend and now Pituitary...

Inaccessible residual growth hormone producing pituitary adenoma

From Lewis S. Blevins Jr.  MD  -  This person has residual growth hormone producing pituitary adenoma that was inaccessible to the surgeon via the...

News on Acromegaly from the Endocrine Society

Experts Recommend Tumor Removal as First-Line Treatment for Acromegaly.  Endocrine society publishes Clinical Practice Guidelines on condition caused by excess growth Hormone.  View a...

Acromegaly and Bone Disease

From Lewis S. Blevins, Jr., MD -  "This is a nice review highlighting bone disease in patients with acromegaly.  One would think that bone...

Acromegaly: Postoperative Evaluation.

From Lewis S Blevins Jr,. MD  -  My approach to the postoperative evaluation of patients with acromegaly is based on over a quarter of...

Pituitary Surgery. Postoperative Followup.

From Lewis S Blevins, Jr. MD - All too often, I see patients who come to the clinic with devastating recurrences of their pituitary tumors....

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