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Headaches in Patients with Pituitary Tumors

A Pituitary World News interview with esteemed pituitary neurological surgeon Dr. Manish Aghi at University of California, San Francisco on September 24, 2014.

Diabetes Insipidus: A few clinical pearls

From Lewis Blevins. MD  -  Polyuria in the setting of thirst and increased water intake, with a dilute urine, and a high or high...

Prolactinoma and Visual Field Deficits.

  From Lewis Blevins, MD -  These images show the serial visual fields in a patient with a pituitary tumor. The blackened parts illustrate what...

Empty Sella Syndrome

  From Lewis Blevins, MD -  Empty sella syndrome as a misnomer for the sella is not empty. It is usually filled with spinal fluid....

Nonfunctional Pituitary Adenomas

From Lewis Blevins, MD - We really shouldn't call them nonfunctional pituitary adenomas. They are living tissue and thus "functioning." The term comes from...

One in Five …One in Eight. Who cares! One person not diagnosed is one...

  From J D Faccinetti - There are several expert sources that have focused research on the prevalence of pituitary tumors. Estimates on these studies...

Testosterone

From Lewis Blevins, MD - Photo from The Huffington Post - Testosterone use in men has been "associated" with cardiovascular risk. In my opinion,...

Oxytocin

From Lewis Blevins. MD I've been asked on at least two occasions to comment on oxytocin in patients with hypothalamic and pituitary disorders. Oxytocin is a...

The Hypothalamus

From Lewis Blevins, MD - Image from UPMC -  The hypothalamus is recognized as the part of the brain that surrounds the third ventricle....

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