Pituitary Tumors

Acromegaly Diagnosis Delayed in Elderly Woman

Acromegaly Diagnosis Delayed in Elderly Woman

The presence of a pituitary tumor on magnetic resonance imaging confirmed the diagnostic hypothesis.

Surgeon Volume Associated With Costs in Pituitary Tumor Care

Surgeon Volume Associated With Costs in Pituitary Tumor Care

Results show increased hospital charges, costs and length of stay for patients treated by lower-volume surgeons.

Copeptin May Be Marker for Diabetes Insipidus After Pituitary Surgery

Copeptin May Be Marker for Diabetes Insipidus After Pituitary Surgery

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Copeptin represents a novel, early marker for postoperative diabetes insipidus after pituitary surgery.

Signifor Earns FDA Approval for Acromegaly

Signifor Earns FDA Approval for Acromegaly

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The FDA has approved pasireotide (Signifor long-acting release) for treatment of acromegaly.

Genetic Cause of Gigantism Explored

Genetic Cause of Gigantism Explored

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Researchers have discovered a single gene in a region of the X chromosome that may cause excessive growth in children.

Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines for Acromegaly

Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines for Acromegaly

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The Endocrine Society has issued a clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of acromegaly.

Study Suggests Proton Beam Therapy Effective for Functional Pituitary Adenomas

Study Suggests Proton Beam Therapy Effective for Functional Pituitary Adenomas

Proton irradiation is an effective treatment for functional pituitary adenomas, and hypopituitarism remains the primary adverse effect.

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