A roundtable on hypercortisolism perspectives recently sponsored by Corcept Therapeutics highlights diagnosis and management in community and academic settings. A group of leading clinicians and educators offer their experiences and views in this fascinating article. Key
Dr. Blevins Corner
Medical comments from Dr. Lewis Blevins MD. Director Center for Pituitary Disorders at University California San Francisco
Live-talk, session 18 – What is medical decision-making?
What does medical decision-making mean, and what is involved? What are pituitary specialists thinking about when faced with decisions on how to treat a patient? This live talk session aims at answering these tough questions. This podcast will shed some light on what a physician does when making medical decisions. Enjoy!
Acromegaly: clinical insights in a new book
This book, edited by world-renowned clinicians and editors Dr. Manish Aghi and Dr. Lewis Blevins, delivers a guide to medical decision-making on diagnosing and treating acromegaly.
Your opinion is essential
We want your thoughts and opinions on our LIVE-TALK program, your preferences for times and days, other subjects we should cover, and any other issues you’d like us to consider to ensure the program reflects your insights.
Stanford study reports unprecedented success in cavernous sinus medial wall resection in patients with acromegaly; here’s another point of view
A commentary from Lewis S. Blevins Jr. M.D. – Dr. Lewis Blevins reviews a recent article published by Mohyeldin and others from Stanford University in Scientific Reports.
Just because something is published doesn’t mean it is good
A commentary from Lewis S. Blevins Jr. M.D., PWN Co-founder – In my opinion, those of us who “profess” to be academics and champions of, as Robert Graham the designer includes on his apparel, “knowledge wisdom
Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery: UCSF Case Studies
From Dr. Ezequiel (Eze) Goldschmidt and UCSF Health Medconnection a collection of minimally invasive skull base surgery cases. UCSF’s Ezequiel (Eze) Goldschmidt, MD, PhD, is a neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive techniques, including the endoscopic endonasal
The remarkable case of a giant pituitary adenoma
From the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) MedConnection comes a fascinating article about a patient with a giant pituitary adenoma removed via endoscopic endonasal surgery.
A case of a pituitary lesion (hemangiopericytoma)
In this podcast oriented to physicians, Dr. Lewis Blevins talks about a case of a patient with a pituitary lesion called a hemangiopericytoma invasive in the right cavernous sinus. Although the content is technical, patients and other interested parties may find the discussion interesting.
Medications for Cushing’s disease: a review.
We are pleased to announce a series of podcasts on the medical management of hypercortisolism.
Pituitary tumors are not brain tumors.
From the desk of PWN cofounder Lewis S. Blevins, Jr. M D – Social media has been a springboard for misinformation, and the spread of such, regarding a wide variety of topics. Politics. Sports. Education.
Webinar: The complexities of hormone levels and symptoms of pituitary conditions
Two outstanding informational webinars were made available to Pituitary World News by Dr. Lewis Blevins, co-founder and medical director of the California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF Medical Center. These webinars are designed primarily
Hypercortisolism Emerging Clinical Insights
A presentation from Lewis Blevins, M.D. Pituitary World News cofounder and Medical Director of the California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF on the emerging clinical insights of hypercortisolism. Click here to view the presentation.