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Molecular & Clinical Advances in Pituitary Disorders - 11993

Proceedings of the 3rd International Pituitary Congress
  • 400 Pages
  • 0.10 MB
  • English
Endocrine Research & Education, Incorporated
Endocrinology & Metabolism, Medical / Nu
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL11704462M
ISBN 100963794302
ISBN 139780963794307

The Pituitary, Fourth Edition, continues the tradition of a cogent blend of basic science and clinical medicine which has been the successful hallmark of prior editions. This comprehensive text is devoted to the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of pituitary disorders. The new edition has been extensively revised to reflect new knowledge derived from advances in molecular and cell biology.

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This volume covers the basic principles of molecular pathology and summarizes the current knowledge of pituitary development as well as pituitary adenoma morphology and pathogenesis.

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Molecular, state-of-the-art techniques currently used for research and clinical applications are presented and the Molecular & Clinical Advances in Pituitary Disorders - 11993 book of these fascinating and sophisticated. The Pituitary, Fourth Edition, continues the tradition of a cogent blend of basic science and clinical medicine which has been the successful hallmark of prior comprehensive text is devoted to the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of pituitary disorders.

The new edition has been extensively revised to reflect new knowledge derived from advances in molecular and cell biology. Current research and clinical trials related to pituitary disease; Pituitary Disorders: Diagnosis and Management is the perfect clinical tool for physicians and health care providers from many related disciplines, and an essential companion for the best quality management of pituitary patients.5/5(1).

The Pituitary Patient Resource Guide Sixth Edition is now available. Be one of the first to have the most up-to-date information. The Pituitary Patient Resource Guide a one of a kind publication intended as an invaluable source of information not only for patients but also. Since the publication of the second edition of The Pituitary, inthere have been major advances in the molecular biology research of pituitary hormone production and action and there is now a better understanding of the pathogenesis of pituitary tumors and clinical syndromes resulting in perturbation of pituitary function.

pituitary imaging procedures, and the frequent lack of a readily available GH assay validated for use in cats. 30,38,67,76 As is the case in many feline endocrinopathies, a combi.

McDowell, G. () ‘Abnormal Pituitary Function’.In: Admed, N. (ed) () Fundamentals of Biomedical Science Clinical Biochemistry. 2nd Edition Oxford University Press. pp (21 pages) Learning objectives.

After studying this chapter you should be able to: Describe the basic structure and function of the endocrine system. Genetic disorders of the pituitary Article Literature Review in Current opinion in endocrinology, diabetes, and obesity 19(1) December with 41 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

In this exclusive Pituitary World News podcast Dr. Blevins discusses the intricacies of diagnosing pituitary disorders. He talks about how physicians sort through the myriad of symptoms and signs and make clinical decisions about how to proceed.

What goes through physicians mind and what factors they consider as they hear and observe what patients are [ ]. Technologic advances during the past 2 decades have produced more effective therapeutic tools than were available at any time in the past, but even so, optimal management of any pituitary adenoma requires thoroughness in the evaluation process, the thoughtful and expert use of medical and surgical interventions, and in many cases a bit of good Cited by: broad range of pituitary research and clinical issues.

The focus of this Congress is on current concepts, future strategies, and options for the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary diseases.

Sch edul e Who Should Attend Investigators and clinicians interested in state of the art clinical and basic advances in pituitary biology and Size: KB. Anatomy and Histology. The pituitary gland, also termed the hypophysis, situates in a depression on the upper surface of the sphenoid bone, the sella is composed of anatomically and functionally distinct entities: the adenohypophysis, including the intermediate and anterior lobes, and the neurohypophysis, also called the posterior functional anterior pituitary contains five.

We treat pituitary disorders in several ways, including medical therapy, minimally invasive surgery, and advanced stereotactic radiosurgery. Our multidisciplinary team includes experts in neurosurgery, endocrinology, neuroradiology, neuro-ophthalmology, and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat specialists) and head/neck surgeons.

Acromegaly treatment is an evolving field where our understanding of molecular targets and drug therapies has improved treatment options for patients with excess growth hormone levels.

We highlight the use of molecular therapies in this disease process and advances in this field, which may represent a paradigm shift for the future of pituitary Cited by: 3.

Bedford FK(1), Christopherson K, Nachtigal MW, Shen WH, Julius DJ, Ingraham HA. Author information: (1)Department of Physiology, University of California, San FranciscoUSA. The major endocrine cell types of the anterior and intermediate pituitary arise in sequential order during Cited by: 2.

Pages in category "Pituitary disorders" The following 19 pages are in this category, out of 19 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Anterior Pituitary Disorders. Click on the link below to learn more about these topics.

Hypopituitarism. Oldfield was the author of over original scientific and clinical contributions to medical literature and the co-inventor of patents on convection-enhanced drug delivery and genetic therapy. His contributions to academic and organized neurosurgery include membership on the editorial boards of Neurosurgery and the Journal of Neurosurgery.

The pituitary gland controls the functions of peripheral endocrine glands (see figure The pituitary and its target organs).Pituitary structure and function and relationships between the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland are discussed in Overview of the Endocrine System.

2 The molecular pathology of pituitary hormone deficiency and resistance KATIE A. WOODS ANGELA WEBER ADRIAN J. CLARK Pituitary hormone deficiencies are, in most cases the result of acquired defects. These disorders damage anterior pituitary cells by vascular, inflam- Cited by: 7. With the goal of generate uniform criteria among centers dealing with pituitary tumors and to enhance patient care, the Pituitary Society decided to generate criteria for developing Pituitary Tumors Centers of Excellence (PTCOE).

To develop that task, a group of ten experts served as a Task Force and through two years of iterative work an initial draft was by: Pituitary disorders can be due to either too much, or too little pituitary hormone secretion.

These disorders can result in a wide variety of different clinical conditions, depending on which hormone signal(s) are disrupted. See below for specific information about different pituitary disorders. Selective deficiencies of pituitary hormones may represent an early stage in the development of more generalized hypopituitarism.

Patients must be observed for signs of other pituitary hormone deficiencies, and sellar imaging should be done at intervals to check for signs of a pituitary tumor. Because they raise both endocrine and neuro-oncological issues, pituitary tumors require the coordinated expertise of the clinical endocrinologist, the neuroradiologist, the neurosurgeon, the neuropathologist, and the radiation therapist.

In Diagnosis and Management of Pituitary Tumors, eminent clinicians and specialists thoroughly review in great detail every aspect of this unique class of. DESIRED OUTCOME The goals of treatment for Pituitary Gland Disorders are to limit morbidity and mortality and return the patient to a normal functional state by removing the source of either Increased or decreased state of the gland without causing any further pituitary complications.

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The pituitary gland produces hormones that play important roles in both the development and the homeostasis of the body.

A deficiency of two or several of these pituitary hormones, known as combined pituitary hormone deficiency, may present in infants or children due to an unknown etiology and is considered congenital or by: Psychological impact of pituitary conditions - booklet download Click on the image to download the booklet free of charge.

The aim of this booklet is to provide information about the psychological and social issues associated with diagnosis and treatment of a pituitary .Pintar J.E.

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() Molecular Studies of Pituitary Gland Differentiation. In: Lauder J.M., Nelson P.G. (eds) Gene Expression and Cell-Cell Interactions in the Developing Nervous System. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol Cited by: 2.