Author Archives: Margarida Maia

2-surgeon Bilateral Adrenalectomy May Be Better for Ectopic Cushing’s

A two-surgeon approach to bilateral adrenalectomy — the surgical removal of both adrenal glands — may lead to fewer complications and shorter operating time in patients with ectopic Cushing’s syndrome, compared with other surgical approaches. That finding from a small study, “Adrenalectomy in ectopic Cushing’s syndrome: a retrospective cohort study…

MRI May Not Detect Pituitary Tumors in Young Patients

MRI scans may fail to detect a disease-causing pituitary tumor in up to one third of children and adolescents with Cushing’s disease, a study found. In the study, patients with a negative MRI scan result were less likely to enter in remission after having surgery to remove the pituitary…