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

Two cases of disorders of ACTH

In today's podcast, Dr. Blevins focuses on a discussion of disorders of ACTH or Adrenocorticotropic Hormone in two recent cases from his practice.  Adrenocorticotropic...

And now, a quick word about plans, budgets, and costs

From co-founders Lewis S. Blevins Jr., MD and JD Faccinetti  - Today we wanted to take a break from our regular publishing and write...

Acromegaly and Cancer: An update

From the desk of Dr. Lewis Blevins, co-founder.  In today's podcast, Dr. Blevins discusses his views and experiences with acromegaly and cancer and reviews the...

Acromegaly that is difficult to determine

Listen to a discussion of Acromegaly cases that, for a variety of clinical and biochemical reasons, are difficult to discern.  Learn about people with...

Art in the OR by Dr. Lewis Blevins

Each year, the University of California, San Francisco graduates four neurosurgical residents who have met the basic qualifications to become practicing neurosurgeons.  Most, however,...

Podcasts: The long-term ramifications of Cushing’s

In this informative podcast, Dr. Lewis Blevins explores the long-term issues affecting people with Cushing's disease and syndrome.  For more information on Cushing's download...

More on Opioids and Pain

In a recent podcast on acromegaly and arthritis, we discussed the opioid use crisis currently gripping the United States. The podcast focused primarily on arthropathy, articular,...

Arthritis and acromegaly

Arthropathy is one of the most insidious conditions that can affect people with acromegaly often with challenging quality of life issues.   Bone and joint...

One of the world’s greatest neurosurgeons and pioneer of transsphenoidal pituitary surgery dies at...

Charles Wilson MD was, by all accounts, an outlier.  Much has been written about his accomplishments as a surgeon and teacher, but for pituitary...

Survey results and a discussion on Cyclical Cushing’s Syndrome

This podcast focuses on the results of our latest Pituitary World News survey on Cyclical Cushing's Syndrome.  Dr. Blevins offers his views and a very interesting,...

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