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  • '''The Human Pituitary Gland''' [[File:Pituitary.jpg]]
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  • =What is the Pituitary Gland?= [[File:Pituitary.jpg]]
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  • '''After Your Transsphenoidal (Pituitary) Surgery''' ...asonably safe to discharge you from the hospital following transsphenoidal pituitary surgery there are a number of important situations that may arise. Most peo
    6 KB (848 words) - 18:04, 28 May 2014
  • ...gs.invisionzone.com/index.php?showtopic=19291&st=80 Kate's Top Ten List of Pituitary Surgery Observations (In No Particular Order)] 10. Transnasal transsphenoidal endoscopic pituitary microadenectomy: as close to drive-through brain surgery as you can get!
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  • ...ormone cortisol (in the blood) from a variety of causes, including primary pituitary adenoma (known as Cushing's disease), primary adrenal hyperplasia or neopla ...leased from the adrenal glands in response to ACTH being released from the pituitary gland. Both Cushing's syndrome and Cushing's disease are characterized by e
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  • ...n with Addison's disease, or injury or trauma to the adrenal glands or the pituitary gland. The incidence is 4 out of 100,000 people. ... crisis is a serious condition that can cause death in people who lack the pituitary hormone ACTH. ACTH is responsible for regulating the adrenal gland. Often,
    21 KB (3,525 words) - 10:08, 8 December 2014
  • ...n with Addison's disease, or injury or trauma to the adrenal glands or the pituitary gland. The incidence is 4 out of 100,000 people.
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  • ...-swedish-neuroscience-institute&catid=40:medical-centers&Itemid=86 Seattle Pituitary Center at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute can be found here]. [[Category:Pituitary]]
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  • • How can we prevent tumors from developing on the pituitary glands? [[Category:Pituitary]]
    1 KB (171 words) - 11:01, 28 May 2014
  • ...n is regulated by the adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), produced in the pituitary gland. Spontaneous overproduction of cortisol in the adrenals is divided in ...on form of endogenous Cushing’s syndrome. It is caused by a tumor in the pituitary gland that secretes excessive amounts of a hormone called Adrenocorticotrop
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  • ...ical examination and laboratory tests. Often x-ray exams of the adrenal or pituitary glands are useful for locating tumors. These tests help to determine if exc ...eleasing hormone which causes the pituitary to secrete ACTH. Patients with pituitary adenomas usually experience a rise in blood levels of ACTH and cortisol. Th
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  • ...tropic hormone (ACTH)''' – a protein hormone of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex. '''apoplexy''' - Pituitary apoplexy occurs when a pituitary tumor spontaneously hemorrhages (bleeds) or when it outgrows its blood supp
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  • [[Category:Pituitary]]
    8 KB (1,376 words) - 17:20, 28 May 2014
  • ...When interviewing surgeons, the following questions may be helpful (mostly pituitary focused): ...hat circumstances might you find it necessary to remove either part of the pituitary gland, or all of it?
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  • [[Category:Pituitary]]
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  • [[Category:Pituitary]]
    4 KB (741 words) - 10:58, 19 July 2014
  • ...pport board (Cushing’s Help and Support)] wrote this letter after having pituitary surgery…
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  • I was finally diagnosed with a pituitary adenoma in May of 2005. Cushing’s I had survived a 2 year battle of ra ...equired hospitalization, the brain surgery I had to remove the tumor on my pituitary, and the list goes on. But, the ''diagnosis'''' of Cushing’s Disease was
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  • ...n two phases. Recovery from surgery is one phase lasting about 6 weeks for pituitary surgery and 3 weeks for adrenal surgery. You need to be ready to also suppo [[Category:Pituitary]]
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  • 1. The illness I live with is: Cushing's Disease. I had pituitary surgery on March 6th, 2009 and again on 11/20/2009. [[Category:Pituitary]]
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  • [[Category:Pituitary]]
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  • It was not yet determined if it was Cushing's Disease (Pituitary) or Syndrome (Adrenal). However, he couldn't help me any further so the Hem ...ad a choice of NIH, Mayo Clinic and a place in Quebec to do this then-rare pituitary surgery called a Transsphenoidal Resection. I chose NIH - closest and free.
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  • [[Category:Pituitary]]
    5 KB (876 words) - 10:35, 19 December 2014
  • '''The Human Pituitary Gland''' [[File:Pituitary.jpg]]
    8 KB (1,227 words) - 18:01, 28 May 2014
  • =What is the Pituitary Gland?= [[File:Pituitary.jpg]]
    4 KB (665 words) - 18:02, 28 May 2014
  • '''After Your Transsphenoidal (Pituitary) Surgery''' ...asonably safe to discharge you from the hospital following transsphenoidal pituitary surgery there are a number of important situations that may arise. Most peo
    6 KB (848 words) - 18:04, 28 May 2014
  • ...gs.invisionzone.com/index.php?showtopic=19291&st=80 Kate's Top Ten List of Pituitary Surgery Observations (In No Particular Order)] 10. Transnasal transsphenoidal endoscopic pituitary microadenectomy: as close to drive-through brain surgery as you can get!
    21 KB (3,870 words) - 07:49, 11 December 2014
  • [[Category:Pituitary]]
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  • [[Category:Pituitary]]
    9 KB (1,386 words) - 18:16, 28 May 2014
  • =Pituitary= About the [[Pituitary_Gland|Pituitary Gland]] and [[Pituitary_Hormones|Pituitary Hormones]]
    10 KB (1,492 words) - 10:05, 29 May 2014
  • ...l resection at NIH (Dr. Oldfield) Nov 3, 1897<br />Fall 1999, learned that pituitary gland was shutting down. Becoming adrenal insufficient because of it.<br / #'''Melissa, Texas/California''' <br /> Pituitary surgery #1: June 2009.<br />Pituitary surgery # 2: April 20, 2011<br />[post op labs on day 5 and 16 show high AC
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  • ...by the adrenal glands. Adrenal glands may stop functioning when either the pituitary or hypothalamus fails to produce sufficient amounts of the appropriate horm ...cessive pigmentation doesn't occur when adrenal insufficiency is caused by pituitary or hypothalamus insufficiency, conditions in which the basic problem is a d
    21 KB (3,151 words) - 08:20, 10 December 2014
  • [[Category:Pituitary]]
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  • ...you have an ACTH-dependent tumor (secreting ACTH) somewhere other than the pituitary – most commonly on the lungs, but not the adrenals…that would be an ACT ...shing’s Disease only if you have an ACTH-dependent tumor located on your pituitary gland. Just as an FYI – these tumors are usually referred to as “adenom
    3 KB (430 words) - 08:20, 10 December 2014
  • ...st rate of remission is currently surgery to remove the tumor (s) from the pituitary, adrenal gland, or ectopic source. [[Category:Pituitary]]
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  • ...uple of years. Plus, there are several types such as adrenal, ectopic, and pituitary. And so on"....Amazingly, some doctors do not realize that there are differ For instance, a doctor might rule out a pituitary tumor and completely dismiss the patient, even with biochemical evidence of
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  • ...ng's patients can easily heal with no repercussions after Cushing's. After pituitary surgery or a Bilateral Adrenalectomy (BLA), life is great and being "cured" ...ally quoted that on a slide presentation. It takes at least one year after pituitary surgery, for instance, to even manage hormones effectively. Surgery is inva
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  • ...the adrenal glands to produce enough cortisol. However, in many cases; the pituitary gland does not resume normal functioning and leaves a person adrenally insu [[Category:Pituitary]]
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