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Publications

The following articles have been written by specialists and researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Pituitary Center on areas of research being done at Cedars-Sinai:

"Medical Progress: Acromegaly" by Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, New England Journal of Medicine, 2006:355:2558-73.

"Clinical Review: A Critical Analysis of Pituitary Tumor Shrinkage During Primary Medical Therapy in Acromegaly" by Shlomo Melmed, Richard Sternberg, David Cook, Anne Klibanski, Philippe Chanson, Vivien Bonert, Mary Lee Vance, David Rhew, David Kleinberg and Ariel Barkan, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 90(7): 4405-4410, 2005

"Body Mass Index Determines Evoked Growth Hormone (GH) Responsiveness in Normal Healthy Male Subjects: Diagnostic Caveat for Adult GH Deficiency by Vivien S. Bonert, Janet D. Elashoff, Philip Barnett and Shlomo Melmed, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 89(7): 3397-3401, 2004

"Clinical Review 154: The Role of Pharmacotherapy in Perioperative Management of Patients with Acromegaly" by Anat Ben-Shlomo and Shlomo Melmed, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 88(3): 963-968, 2003

"Consensus: Guidelines for Acromegaly Management" by S. Melmed, F.F. Casanueva, F. Cavagnini, P. Chanson, L. Frohman, A. Grossman, K. Ho, D. Kleinberg, S. Lamberts, E. Laws, G. Lombardi, M. L. Vance, K. Von Werder, J. Wass and A. Giustina fro the Acromegaly Treatment Consensus Workshop Participants, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 87(9): 4054-4058, 2002

"Venous Angiography Is Needed to Interpret Inferior Petrosal Sinus and Cavernous Sinus Sampling Data for Lateralizing Adrenocorticotropin-Secreting Adenomas" by Adam N. Mamelak, Christopher F. Dowd, J. Blake Tyrrell, Jeffrey F. McDonald and Charles B. Wilson, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Medicine, 81: 475-481, 1996.