Sheehan Syndrome

Known as: Simmonds Disease, Sheehan's syndrome, postpartum pituitary necrosis 
An uncommon cause of hypopituitarism seen after severe postpartum hemorrhaging. Prolonged hypovolemia leads to ischemic necrosis of the pituitary… (More)
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1938-2017
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2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Anxiety related conditions are the most common affective disorders present in the general population with a lifetime… (More)
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2011
2011
Sheehan's syndrome (SS) is postpartum hypopituitarism caused by necrosis of the pituitary gland. It is usually the result of… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To investigate the cause of a recent increase in hysterectomies for postpartum haemorrhage in Canada. DESIGN… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE We studied posterior pituitary function in 27 patients with Sheehan's syndrome and 14 controls. DESIGN All patients… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND Postpartum haemorrhage is a major cause of maternal mortality in the developing world. Although effective methods for… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Recent data have demonstrated that traumatic brain injury (TBI)-mediated hypopituitarism could be more frequent than… (More)
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2006
2006
Sheehan's syndrome occurs as a result of ischemic pituitary necrosis due to severe postpartum hemorrhage. The aim of the present… (More)
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2005
2005
Two hundred seventy-nine (3.20%) of the 8,730 parous females aged 20-39 years and 124 (4.18%) of 2,970 parous females aged 40… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence and risk factors for standard and severe postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) in vaginally… (More)
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2002
2002
Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a frequent complication of pregnancy in India. Sheehan's description of postpartum hypopituitarism… (More)
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