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Call to establish 'Centers of Excellence' for pituitary diseases
Date:11/20/2012

Philadelphia, Pa. (November 20, 2012) The time has come to develop a pituitary "centers of excellence" (CoE) designation for hospitals with high-level surgical skills and other capabilities needed to provide state-of-the-art care for patients with pituitary tumors, according to an article in the November issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

Recent advances in surgical and medical managementalong with the high prevalence and impact of pituitary tumorswarrant development of a voluntary system for designating pituitary centers of excellence, according to the special article by four leading U.S. neurosurgeons including Daniel Kelly and Nancy McLaughlin (John Wayne Cancer Institute & Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, CA), Edward Laws, (Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA) and Nelson Oyesiku (Emory University, Atlanta, GA), as well as a leading endocrinologist (Laurence Katznelson, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA).

Designation Recognizes Surgical Skills and Coordinated Care for Pituitary Tumors

Tumors of the pituitary gland, located directly under the brain in the skull base, pose difficult challenges in both diagnosis and treatment. Known as the body's "master gland," the pituitary produces hormones that control a wide range of bodily functions. In recent years, studies have shown that pituitary adenomas and other related tumors are more common than previously thoughtaffecting perhaps 1 out of 1,000 people. These tumors can lead to conditions of hormonal excess such as acromegaly, Cushing's disease and prolactinoma, as well as hormonal loss, visual loss and headach
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