Pituitary genetics, acromegaly, and Irish giants

February 19, 2024

Reading about each of these famous giants prompted me to dig a bit more to see if there was anything new to report on the genetics of pituitary adenomas.  And while there are no earth-shattering developments , it is always fascinating to read about it and hunt for new sources of information.

News on Stereotactic Radiosurgery’s role for pituitary adenomas

April 14, 2023

From Lewis S. Blevins Jr., M.D.  cofounder – Lehrer and others published a nice review on the role of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for functioning and nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.  They reviewed several studies focusing on both the beneficial and adverse effects of the treatment of different tumor subtypes.