Pacific Neuroscience Institute & The Ohio State University Surgeons Host Master Class in Keyhole & Endoscopic Brain Surgery in January 2019. Find out more and surgeons can register now.
More than 25 percent of women with Cushing’s disease experienced their first symptoms within one year of giving birth, a small study by researchers at Pacific Neuroscience Institute found.
Pituitary disorders are still considered by some “rare”, although many experts consider them unfortunately rarely diagnosed. Find out what you can do in this article by Marriage & Family Therapist, Linda M. Rio.
Chronic and/or serious physical illness of any kind has far reaching effects that go far beyond the actual physical symptoms of the disease. Medicine focuses on the patient, so that people close to the patient are often ignored. Read about the deep impact of pituitary disorders on families and what can be done to overcome these challenges.
Keeping Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks and Meningitis at Bay. Defining the optimal exit strategy in pituitary and skull base tumor surgery, PNI authors have published a landmark article in the May 2018 issue of Journal of Neurosurgery. Leading the way in the field of minimally invasive surgery, PNI’s expert team reported on intraoperative repair of skull base defects and prevention of post-operative CSF leaks and meningitis in over 500 patients with pituitary tumors and skull base tumors.
The root cause of many hormonal imbalances is a small pea-size gland, the pituitary, sitting at the base of the brain, which often houses the tiniest of tumors. Patient advocate, Sharmyn McGraw raises awareness for the debilitating and often over-looked Cushing’s disease.
It has been an exciting time for pituitary surgeons specializing in pituitary and skull base care with back-to-back meetings in San Diego, California. Here are some PNI highlights from the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS) & International Society for Pituitary Surgeons (ISPS) Annual Meetings, 2018.
The past year at Pacific Neuroscience Institute was one of amazing growth and transformational milestones. Read about what we have accomplished and what lies ahead in 2018 including a new clinic and novel clinical trials.
Although classified as benign, craniopharyngiomas pose a great challenge. Find out why Dr. Harvey Cushing, father of modern neurosurgery, called these pituitary tumors “the most formidable of intracranial tumors.”
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