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7 Item(s) found for:  Neurosurgery Clinic/Med Spec Center 

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Acromegaly: Symptoms and treatments   English
Abstract: This handout explains a health condition called acromegaly that occurs when the pituitary gland makes too much growth hormone. It describes tests that are used to diagnose the condition and gives basic instructions on how to prepare if your doctor advises surgery.
Author: Neurosurgery Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Neurosurgery Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 7/2017
Hyponatremia: Symptoms and treatment   English
Abstract: This handout explains hyponatremia, and how to manage your sodium levels. Hyponatremia most often occurs after pituitary gland surgery.
Author: Neurology Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2018
UWMC Dept: Neurology Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 10/2018
If you take hydrocortisone: Self-care   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions for patients who are taking hydrocortisone for adrenal problems.
Author: Neurosurgery Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Neurosurgery Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 2/2018
Inferior petrosal sinus sampling (IPSS): What to expect and self-care after your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains a procedure called inferiof petrosal sinus sampling (IPSS). This procedure checks for a pituitary hormone in the group of veins on both sides of the head. The results of IPSS will tell your doctor if you have Cushing's disease (a pituitary tumor) or Cushing's syndrome.
Author: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2018
UWMC Dept: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Revised Date: 9/2018
Pituitary gland surgery: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains the pituitary gland and how surgery is done to treat tumors in the gland.
Author: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2018
UWMC Dept: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Revised Date: 10/2018
Prolactinoma: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments   English
Abstract: This handout explains a prolactinoma, which is a tumor (adenoma) in the pituitary gland.
Author: Neurosurgery Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2018
UWMC Dept: Neurosurgery Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 10/2018
Stroke discharge education: For patients who have had a stroke or are at risk   English
Abstract: This handout is for patients who have had a stroke, a stroke-related condition, or are at risk for stroke. It can help answer some of the most common questions about stroke diagnosis, personal stroke risk factors, a treatment plan to prevent future strokes, and recommendations for follow-up visits for care and rehabilitation.
Author: 4NE (Neuro-Neurosurg, Otolaryngology, General Surg)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: 4NE (Neuro-Neurosurg, Otolaryngology, General Surg)
Revised Date: 3/2018
 
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