Denise Prager

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A number of morphologic and physiologic changes accompany pregnancy such as an increase in lactotrophs and prolactin production, and a decrease in gonadotropins and GH. The hormonal milieu can affect patients with prolactinomas, especially macroadenomas, to cause an increase in size in a minority of patients. Complications are treated with bromocryptine.(More)
Acute suppurative thyroiditis and thyroid abscess are rare. The finding of a sinus tract arising from the pyriform sinus in some cases highlights the possibility of a branchial apparatus origin. We present three case histories that include a left-sided lesion and radiologic or surgical-anatomic evidence of an internal sinus tract. Our discussion focuses on(More)
PURPOSE We evaluated the safety and efficacy of exisulind for delaying disease progression in men with increasing prostate specific antigen (PSA) after radical prostatectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 96 men with increasing PSA after radical prostatectomy were randomized to receive placebo (49) or 250 mg. exisulind twice daily (47) for 12 months.(More)
In patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) cachexia as well as Cheyne-Stokes respiration (CSR) are well known disorders. The relationship between CSR and cardiac cachexia however, remains unclear so far. Clinical as well as full-night polysomnographic data from 12 cachectic patients were compared to 13 non-cachectic patients with CHF. The non-cachectic(More)
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