Dr Blevins Corner

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

Dr. Blevins reviews an empty sella case

From Lewis S. Blevins Jr. M.D. - Pituitary World News co-founder and Director of the Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF. - I had the...

PODCAST: Sleep apnea and acromegaly

Studies suggest that sleep apnea is a very common and potentially dangerous condition for people with acromegaly if not properly treated.  Today's podcast presents an engaging...

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...

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