ENDOCRINOLOGY

Localization and Imaging of Pituitary Tumors

Feb 26, 2017 by in ENDOCRINOLOGY Comments Off on Localization and Imaging of Pituitary Tumors

Pros Cons No radiation Claustrophobia Multiplanar Non-MRI-compatible metal Excellent soft tissue details Cost Better resolution  Tissue differentiation  MRI Protocol T1 sagittal Dual-echo axial Pre- and post-contrast high-resolution T1 sagittal and…

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Renal Hyperparathyroidism

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Fig. 36.1 Calciphylaxis in the lower limb Better medical control and the introduction of calcimimetics have significantly reduced the need for parathyroidectomy, but it is estimated that up to 10…

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Hypophysectomy

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Fig. 40.1 Coronal T1 MRI showing a giant pituitary multicystic macroadenoma The sphenoid sinuses are variable in size and shape and are normally asymmetrical. Preoperative imaging gives the surgeon a…

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Assessment of Hyperparathyroidism

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Fig. 31.1 Calcium homeostasis – the role of PTH and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D Classification of Hyperparathyroidism Primary Autonomous PTH secretion (single adenoma in 80–90 %, hyperplasia in 10–15 %, double adenoma…

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Lymph Node Surgery for Thyroid Cancer

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Level Nodes Lateral compartment I Submental and submandibular nodes II Deep cervical nodes from the skull base to the level of the hyoid. Further divided by the relationship to the…

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Diagnostic Work-Up and Nonsurgical Management of Pituitary Disease

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John C. Watkinson and David M. Scott-Coombes (eds.)Tips and Tricks in Endocrine Surgery201410.1007/978-1-4471-2146-6_39 © Springer-Verlag London 2014 39. Diagnostic Work-Up and Nonsurgical Management of Pituitary Disease Thomas J. Beech1   and Wiebke Arlt2   (1) ENT Department, University Hospital Birmingham,…

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Presentation and Biochemical Assessment of Pituitary Disease

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John C. Watkinson and David M. Scott-Coombes (eds.)Tips and Tricks in Endocrine Surgery201410.1007/978-1-4471-2146-6_37 © Springer-Verlag London 2014 37. Presentation and Biochemical Assessment of Pituitary Disease John Ayuk1, 2   and Penelope M. Clark3, 2   (1) Department of Endocrinology, Queen…

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