2 edition of Pituitary tumours found in the catalog.
Mary Sri Kanti Mather
Written in English
M.Phil. thesis. Typescript.
In book: Hot Topics in Endocrine and Endocrine-Related Diseases, Chapter: Chapter 2 - New Insights in the Pathogenesis of Pituitary Tumours, Publisher: InTech, Editors: Dr. Monica Fedele, pp A subset of pituitary neuroendocrine tumors (PitNETs) have an aggressive behavior, showing resistance to treatment and/or multiple recurrences in spite of the optimal use of standard therapies (surgery, conventional medical treatments, and radiotherapy). To date, for aggressive PitNETs, temozolomide (TMZ) has been the most used therapeutic option, and has resulted in an improvement in the five Cited by: 4.
PITUITARY TUMOURS Pituitary tumours are rarely part of multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 1 (MEN-1) syndrome, which may be familial (see Ch. 23). The tumour suppressor gene for this syndrome located on chromosome 11 has been cloned and its common mutations resulting in MEN-1 have been Size: KB. The endocrine system 5 John S. Bevan Endocrine examination 88 Anatomy 89 The physical examination 89 The thyroid gland 91 Anatomy 91 and ﬁ elds in patients with suspected pituitary tumours, to detect bitemporal hemianopia due to compression of the optic chiasm.
Tumours of the pituitary gland and sellar region represent approximately 15% of all brain tumours. The most common tumours are by far pituitary adenomas, confined to the sella. However, several types of tumours may involve the sellar region, reflecting its complex : Davide Carvalho. Glioblastoma - A guide for patients and loved ones: Your guide to glioblastoma and anaplastic astrocytoma brain tumours. Following on from his first book about living with a low grade brain tumour, Gideon Burrows now writes about living with the high grade tumours - glioblastoma and anaplastic astrocytoma - two of the most common forms of brain tumours in :
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Pituitary Tumors INTRODUCTION The pituitary gland is a bean-sized organ located in the midline at the base of the brain, just behind the bridge of the nose, in a bony pouch called the “sella turcica.” The pituitary itself is known as the “master gland”File Size: 1MB.
The Pituitary Foundation supports the position that pituitary tumours are not brain tumours. There is a great deal of debate on this subject and we understand that for many pituitary patients the distinction is an important one. Our medical committee (26 of the UK's foremost endocrine experts) lead our understanding of endocrinology.
Welcome to Pituitary Books. The Pituitary Network Association is pleased to announce this new website geared toward providing pituitary patients with knowledge and information.
Knowledge is power, so acquire the information necessary to help improve your quality of life. Be your own advocate. For more information go to Pituitary tumours are a relatively common brain tumour of cats, and an uncommon cause of neurological ary tumours in cats can arise from the anterior adenohypophysis (nonneuronal tumours) or posterior neurohypophysis (primary neuroectodermal tumor).
The pituitary gland, sella turcica and the parasellar region can be involved by a wide variety of nonneoplastic tumor-like lesions as well as by numerous benign and malignant neoplasms. In cancer patients, metastasis to the pituitary gland is more common than pituitary adenoma. Pituitary tumours are relatively common in the general population.
Most often they occur sporadically, with somatic mutations accounting for a significant minority of somatotroph and corticotroph adenomas. Pituitary tumours can also develop secondary to germline mutations as part of a complex syndrome or as familial isolated pituitary : Paul Benjamin Loughrey, Márta Korbonits.
Pituitary tumours are common, usually benign, lesions ordinarily well controlled by multidisciplinary management. The several subtypes of pituitary tumours reflect the hormones produced by the pituitary gland, and each may require Pituitary tumours book complex sequential programme of treatment.
Modern laboratory evaluation and imaging is capable of extensively characterizing the tumours, and is the basis for the. A subset of pituitary neuroendocrine tumors (PitNETs) have an aggressive behavior, showing resistance to treatment and/or multiple recurrences in spite of the optimal use of standard therapies (surgery, conventional medical treatments, and radiotherapy).
Cited by: 4. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jenkins, John Sydney. Pituitary tumours. London, Butterworths, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Pituitary tumours are common, nearly always benign and often unnoticed.
They can, however, disrupt hormone levels or press on other parts of the brain. The surgical techniques and drugs are available to treat pituitary tumours are safe and successful. What are pituitary tumours.
The pituitary is a small gland with 2 parts at the base of the brain. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "April " Description: x pages, pages illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Molecular Pathogenesis of Pituitary Tumours; The Role of the Hypothalamus in Pituitary Neoplasia; Clinical-Pathologic Correlations of Pituitary Adenomas; Clinical Features and Differential Diagnosis of Pituitary Tumours with Emphasis on Acromegaly.
This book intends to update knowledge on this topic, mainly regarding fertility restoration as well as gestational and post gestational management of patients with pituitary tumours.
It is a fitting addition to the Endocrine Updates series, the aim of which is to provide the clinician with cutting edge, yet succinct, access to advances in. A pituitary tumor is a growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the pituitary gland. Pituitary tumors form in the pituitary gland, a pea-sized organ in the center of the brain, just above the back of the nose.
The pituitary gland is sometimes called the "master endocrine gland" because it makes hormones that affect the way many parts of the body work. The Management of Pituitary Tumours.
Edited by m powelland s l lightman. (Pp£). Published by Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh ISBN The editors have sought to create a user friendly handbook for the trainee in the specialties that treat these disorders and have succeeded admirably.
They give the view of the joint pituitary clinic at the National Hospital, Cited by: 2. Pituitary tumours are relatively common in the general population. Most often they occur sporadically, with somatic mutations accounting for a significant minority of somatotroph and corticotroph.
A pituitary gland tumor is a group of abnormal cells that grows out of control in your pituitary gland. Most of these tumors are not cancerous. Pituitary cancer is very rare. Still, the tumors can. The human pituitary gland consists of two major components: the adenohypophysis comprising the hormone producing cells of the pars anterior, pars intermedia, and pars tuberalis, and the neurohypophysis, also called pars nervosa or posterior lobe (1).
In contrast to most mammalian species, the human gland has no anatomically distinct pars intermedia (2). Cushing’s Disease vs. Cushing’s Syndrome.
Cushing’s syndrome, also called hypercortisolism, refers to the presence of excessive amounts of cortisol in the bloodstream over a lengthy period of most common cause is steroid use. Other causes include ectopic tumors and adrenal cortex tumors. Cushing’s disease refers only to hypercortisolism caused by the presence of a tumor in.
Pituitary tumours are associated with pituitary dysfunction, either hypersecretion (mainly prolactinomas, acromegaly or Cushing's disease [CD]) or hypopituitarism, due to compression or destruction of normal pituitary cells. They may also cause headache or visual disturbances due to pressure on surrounding structures.
The Lancet TWO PITUITARY TUMOURS. A.L. TaylorM.B., F.R.C.P. EDIN. SENIOR ASSISTANT, STAFFORDSHIRE MENTAL HOSPITAL, BURNTWOOD. THE two cases of pituitary disease which form the subject of the following observations occurred in mental hospital patients, one in Cited by: 1.
The WHO Classification of Tumours of Endocrine Organs is the tenth volume in the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of.
Abstract. Pituitary adenomas account for ≈10% of all clinical presentations with primary intracerebral tumors (1), are found incidentally in 3–27% of autopsies (2,3), and a further 10% of asymptomatic adults harbor pituitary adenomas (4), making pituitary adenomas the most common tumor in the central nervous : Anthony P.
Heaney, Shlomo Melmed.Most pituitary tumours are pituitary adenomas, which are benign, slow-growing tumours that arise from cells in the pituitary gland.
Symptoms of the pituitary tumour are generally caused by the tumour producing too much of a certain hormone, by preventing the normal gland from producing enough hormones or by causing pressure on the nerves to the.