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

Why is a patient’s history so important?

This is an enlightened discussion about the critical role that a patient's history plays in pointing the physician to an accurate diagnosis.  In this...

Podcast: Coronavirus

From Jorge Faccinetti and Lewis Blevins, M.D. - In today's podcasts, I ask Dr. Lewis Blevins, PWN co-founder and Medical Director, California Center for Pituitary...

Will we ever be able to use stem cells to regenerate the pituitary gland?

A commentary from Dr. Lewis S Blevins Jr. co-founder - I was recently asked if I felt that we would ever be able to use...

Podcast: a discussion of Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin and its use in men with hypopituitarism...

Today's podcast discusses HCG and its use with men with hypopituitarism and infertility.  Dr. Blevins focuses his discussion on many of the relevant subjects...

Podcast: Silent Pituitary Adenomas

Our podcast today is on silent pituitary adenomas.  This is a fascinating look into these tumors that are thought not to secrete hormones.  In...

Review and comments on two recent papers on Cushing’s disease

From Lewis S. Blevins Jr. M.D. -   This interesting manuscript - BIOCHEMICAL CONTROL DURING LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP OF 230 ADULT PATIENTS WITH CUSHING DISEASE:...

Oxytocin and hypopituitarism

In this podcast, Dr. Blevins dives into a very interesting paper recently published in the Journal of Pituitary, April 2019.  The paper focuses on...

The voice of the patient in action.

Pituitary Word News co-founders Dr. Lewis Blevins and J D Faccinetti gave a talk on acromegaly at the recent American Association of...

Sharing knowledge: a Pituitary World News vital objective.

From Lewis S. Blevins Jr. M.D. co-founder - An insatiable quest for knowledge is a good thing and, especially when dealing with medical issues. Physicians...

Podcast​: Radiotherapy induce​d hypopituitarism

In this highly informational podcats, Dr. Blevins discussed his experiences with patients that receive radiotherapy and develop hypopituitarism at a later date....

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