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October 19, 2016

PNI Partners Offer New Balloon Sinuplasty

by Chester F. Griffiths

Pacific Specialists Among First To Perform Balloon Sinuplasty with NuVent In-Office 3D-Navigation Balloon Sinuplasty is a new minimally invasive procedure to alleviate a common issue people have with their sinuses – lack of drainage. LOS ANGELES, CA,  October 19, 2016 — Ear, nose & throat...

Dr. Garni Barkhoudarian
October 7, 2016

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Garni Barkhoudarian, Neurosurgeon and Teacher

by Zara Jethani

Read about Dr. Barkhoudarian, Co-Director of the Pacific Pituitary Disorders Center and Director of the Pacific Adult Hydrocephalus and Facial Pain Centers.

CNS Annual Meeting 2016
September 26, 2016

Live Stream of Supraorbital Surgery at CNS

by Guest Author

Monday September 25th 2016, 9:15-9:45am: Dr. Daniel F. Kelly performs a live Endoscopic Supraorbital Surgery at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) annual meeting in San Diego. Sponsored by Karl Storz Endoscopy, KLS Martin Group & Stryker Corporation. Check it out at the conference.

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September 26, 2016

Clinical Trials Round-Up: September 2016

by Zara Jethani

We are pleased to announce a new clinical trial protocol that is now available at the Pacific Neuroscience Research Center at PNI. NEW CLINICAL TRIAL Inspyr Therapeutics (NCT 02876003): Efficacy, Safety and CNS Exposure of G-202 in Patients with PSMA-Positive Recurrent or Progressive Glioblastoma. Glioblastoma...

Daniel F. Kelly MD & Sharmyn McGraw
September 22, 2016

Cushing’s Disease: What Happens When Your Whole Life Changes?

by Sharmyn McGraw

As I walked into my favorite health food market I noticed Laurie, one of my closest girlfriends, hurrying to catch up with me. Laurie took one look at me and gasped. My heart sank and tears welled up in my eyes. The expression on her...

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September 16, 2016

Traveling the Extra Mile: International Patient Stories (Part 2 of 2)

by Daniel F. Kelly

We welcome patients from around the globe and invite you to contact us. Here are a few of our patients who tell their stories. Information for International Patients Juan from Chile – Pituitary Adenoma:  Finding the diagnosis was the hardest part. It took me a year;...

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September 16, 2016

Traveling the Extra Mile: In Search of Expert Care (Part 1 of 2)

by Daniel F. Kelly

Doing what it takes to get the best care Being diagnosed with a brain tumor, skull base tumor or pituitary adenoma is a frightening, life-altering event. Fortunately, treatments for all these tumor types whether cancerous or benign have advanced significantly over the last two decades. From...

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September 7, 2016

Acromegaly 101: Pituitary Patient Perspectives (Part 2 of 2)

by Sharmyn McGraw

As a patient advocate I work with many pituitary patient advocate organizations around the world.  Since my own pituitary surgery with Dr. Daniel Kelly over 16 years ago my passion has grown stronger. I’m still seeing too many patients showing acromegaly symptoms going far too long...

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September 7, 2016

Acromegaly 101: Disease Diagnosis and Treatment (Part 1 of 2)

by Daniel F. Kelly

By Daniel F. Kelly, MD,  Garni Barkhoudarian, MD, Pejman Cohan, MD, and Sharmyn McGraw This article on acromegaly is the second in a series of regular blogs on the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary adenomas and related hormonal disorders. Here we provide a brief overview of acromegaly,...

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August 29, 2016

Next Generation Radiation Treatment Comes To PNI

by Zara Jethani

While many intracranial tumors can be completely removed with surgery, others require additional treatments including chemotherapy, immuno-therapy and/or radiotherapy. Pacific Neuroscience Institute neurosurgeons work closely with radiation oncology colleagues in the treatment of these brain, skull base and pituitary tumors. Precision delivery of radiation with either...

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