In today’s podcast, Veronica, an MBA graduate of Notre Dame University and law school student, tells us about her experience with a prolactinoma. What is interesting about this story is that in pituitary medicine, where delays in diagnosis and general unawareness are all too often the order of the day, this is a perfect example of how awareness and smart thinking make things work as they are supposed to.
Today’s podcast is the first in an upcoming series of podcasts dedicated to pituitary lesions, with particular attention to pituitary adenomas. Dr. Blevins covers a variety of subjects including symptoms and signs, classification and groups,
PODCAST: Today’s podcast focuses on Dr. Blevins’ thoughts on a recent paper published in The Pituitary Journal. You can review a summary of the article here. Dr. Blevins reviews some of the relevant topics and makes critical
A fascinating topic indeed. Dr. Lewis Blevins navigates through hyperprolactinemia, infertility, and prolactinomas and pregnancies in this very informational podcast. “Music by: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music
In this podcast Dr. Blevins discusses aggressive pituitary tumors. Learn what defines a pituitary malignancy and the differences between benign and malignant tumors. What is an aggressive tumor and what makes it behave that way.
A recent article from the Endocrinology Department of “Escola Universitària d’Infermeria, Hospital Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain” explores health related quality of life (QoL) issues in patients with pituitary disease. The article
From Lewis S Blevins, Jr. MD – All too often, I see patients who come to the clinic with devastating recurrences of their pituitary tumors. For example, the accompanying MRI depicts a recurrent pituitary tumor in
From Lewis S Blevins Jr., MD – Although dopamine agonist drugs are available to treat prolactinomas I believe some patients with these tumors are probably best treated surgically. Of course, surgery should be performed by
From Lewis Blevins, MD – Photo abstract blend – Prolactin is produced by the anterior pituitary gland. Its secretion is largely regulated by dopamine from the hypothalamus which inhibits prolactin production and release. TRH (which