Hypothalamic and Pituitary Masses & Translational Neuroendocrinology (posters)


Endocrinological Function in Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas with Predominantly Exophytic Growth
Mika Habu, Kazunori Arita, Shingo Fujio, Hiroshi Tokimura, Atushi Tominaga and Yasuyuki Kinoshita


Sagging Brain Masquerading As a Pituitary Macroadenoma
Jennie Luna, Ila Khanna, Fiona J Cook, Eric M Martin and Regis G Hoppenot


Headache and Sinus Mass As Presenting Features of an Aggressive Nonfunctional Pituitary Adenoma
Timothy Patrick Moran, Lane Frey, Andrew Parent, Scott Stringer, Johnathen Fratkin and Christian A. Koch


Pleiotropic Manifestations of TSH-Secreting Pituitary Adenomas: Emory University Case Series
Alice Azzalin, Christina Appin, Rachel Peter Puttnam, James Ritchie, Daniel Brat, Nelson M Oyesiku and Adriana Gabriela Ioachimescu


Efficacy and Safety of Somatostatin Analogues (SSA) in the Treatment of Hyperthyroidism Due to Thyrotropin-Secreting Pituitary Adenomas (TSH-oma) before Transphenoidal Adenomectomy
Wojciech Zgliczynski, Izabella Katarzyna Czajka-Oraniec, Maria Stelmachowska-Banas, Piotr Zdunowski and Magdalena Kochman


Liver Cirrhosis Secondary to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in a Patient with Hypopituitarism after Craniopharyngioma Resection
Carly E Kelley, Anna Beth Barton, Manal Abdelmalek, Ann Julia Brown and Tracy Lynn Setji


Recurrence of Craniopharyngioma Twice in Pacient Under Growth Hormone (GH) Replacement
Clarissa Groberio Borba, Rafael Loch Batista, Ana Elisa Evangelista Alcantara, Vanielle Carvalho Machado, Malebranche Cunha Neto and Nina de Castro Musolino


Additive Effect of the Combinations Octreotide/Everolimus and Pasireotide/Everolimus on Cell Proliferation and Intracellular Pathways on a Model of Short-Term Meningioma Primary Cell Culture
Thomas Graillon, Celine Defilles, Amira Mohamed, Christophe Lisbonis, Anne-Laure Germanetti, Olivier Chinot, Dominique Figarella-Branger, Philippe Metellus, Pierre-Hugues Roche, Tarek Adetchessi, Stephane Fuentes, Henry Dufour, Alain Enjalbert and Anne Barlier


Childhood Craniopharyngioma – Changes of Treatment Strategies in the Multinational Prospective Trials Kraniopharyngeom 2000 / 2007
Anika Hoffmann, Monika Warmuth-Metz, Ursel Gebhardt, Torsten Pietsch, Fabian Pohl, Rolf-Dieter Kortmann, Gabriele Calaminus and Hermann Lothar Muller


Differential Effects of Growth Hormone and Sex Steroid Administration on Serum Concentrations of Thymosin β4 and Thymulin in Healthy Older Men and Women
Maria Belen Menucci, Dennis Daniel Taub, John D. Sorkin, Charles Hesdorffer, Sherman Mitchell Harman and Marc R. Blackman



A Potentially Functional Variant in the Serotonin Transporter Gene (SLC6A4) Is Associated with Peri-Menopausal Hot Flashes
Istvan Merchenthaler, May E Montasser, Ayelet Ziv-Gal, Jessica P Brown and Jodi A Flaws


Responses to Continuous Kisspeptin-10 Infusions: Influences of Sex and Sex Steroids
Margaret Flynn Lippincott, Yee-Ming Chan and Stephanie Beth Seminara


Comparison of Five Methods for Chromogranin Α Measurement in Healthy Subjects and in Patients with Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Alescia Linda Azzola, Kristin K Clemens, Hala H Mosli, Alan Dennis, Walter Kocha and Stan Van Uum


Immunological Studies in Rapid-Onset Obesity with Hypothalamic Dysfunction, Hypoventilation, and Autonomic Dysregulation (ROHHAD) Syndrome
Natascia Di Iorgi, Roberta Biancheri, Annalisa Calcagno, Isabella Ceccherini, Yael Hacohen, Leslie Jacobson, Lang Bethan, Angela Vincent and Mohamad Maghnie


High Urinary Free Cortisol and Low Insulin-like Growth Factor I Levels Are Associated with Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Non- Diabetic Men
Suelem Izumi, Fernando Flexa Ribeiro-Filho, Glaucia Carneiro, Sonia Togeiro, Sergio Tufik and Maria Tereza Zanella


Low Levels of HCG in Non-Pregnant Women
Gustavo Arantes R Maciel, Claudia M.A.F. Ferrer, Jose de Sa, Milena Gurgel Teles, Maria Izabel Chiamolera, Rosa Paula Mello Biscolla and Jose Gilberto Vieira


High Adiponectin and Low Free Leptin Index Are Risk Factors for Dementia in Chilean Older People
Cecilia Albala, Barbara Angel, Lydia Lera, Hugo Sanchez and Carlos Marquez


Increased Cognitive Restraint in Amenorrheic Adolescent and Young Adults Athletes Is Associated with Higher Cortisol Secretion and Trunk Fat and Lower Bone Density
Madhusmita Misra, Maria de Lourdes Eguiguren, Vibha Singhal, Kathryn E Ackerman, Hannah Clarke, Meghan Slattery and Kamryn T. Eddy