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Peer-Reviewed Publications:

  • Pituitary Stem Cells: Review of the Literature and Current Understanding. de Almeida JP, Sherman JH, Salvatori R, Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Neurosurgery. 2010 Jul 21.PMID: 20651623
  • The autopsy was conducted "Under most inauspicious circumstances:" John Turner, Harvey Cushing's case XXXII, and his unwitting contributions to the early understanding of acromegaly. Pendleton C, Wand G, Quinones-Hinojosa A. Pituitary. 2010 Jul 7. PMID: 20607416
  • Complications and Death Among Elderly Patients Undergoing Pituitary Tumor Surgery. Grossman R, Mukherjee D, Chaichana KL, Salvatori R, Wand G, Brem H, Chang DC, Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2010 Apr 23. PMID: 20455889
  • Harvey Cushing's attempt at the first human pituitary transplantation. Pendleton C, Zaidi HA, Pradilla G, Cohen-Gadol AA, Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2010 Jan;6(1):48-52.PMID: 20010970
  • Variations in referral patterns for hypophysectomies among pediatric patients with sellar and parasellar tumors. Mukherjee D, Zaidi HA, Kosztowski TA, Halthore A, Jallo GI, Salvatori R, Chang DC, Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Mar;26(3):305-11. Epub 2009 Nov 10. PMID: 19902221
  • Predictors of access to pituitary tumor resection in the United States, 1988-2005. Mukherjee D, Zaidi HA, Kosztowski T, Chaichana KL, Salvatori R, Chang DC, Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Eur J Endocrinol. 2009 Aug;161(2):259-65. Epub 2009 May 15. PMID: 19447900
  • Combined endoscopic and microscopic management of pediatric pituitary region tumors through one nostril: technical note with case illustrations. Frazier JL, Chaichana K, Jallo GI, Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Dec;24(12):1469-78. Epub 2008 Sep 4. PMID: 18769925
  • Long-term recurrence and mortality after surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy for nonfunctional pituitary adenomas. Chang EF, Zada G, Kim S, Lamborn KR, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Tyrrell JB, Wilson CB, Kunwar S. J Neurosurg. 2008 Apr;108(4):736-45. PMID: 18377253
  • Safety and efficacy of the direct endonasal transsphenoidal approach for challenging sellar tumors. Sanai N, Quiñones-Hinojosa A, Narvid J, Kunwar S. J Neurooncol. 2008 May;87(3):317-25. Epub 2007 Dec 19. PMID: 18094936 
  • The supraorbital craniotomy for access to the skull base and intraaxial lesions: a technique in evolution. Raza SM, Garzon-Muvdi T, Boaehene K, Olivi A, Gallia G, Lim M, Subramanian P, Quinones-Hinojosa A. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2010 Feb;53(1):1-8. Epub 2010 Apr 7. PMID: 20376737
  • Giant encephalocele. Mukherjee D, Raza SM, Boahene KD, Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Br J Neurosurg. 2010 Apr;24(2):219-20. PMID: 20121534
  • A modified frontal-nasal-orbital approach to midline lesions of the anterior cranial fossa and skull base: technical note with case illustrations. Raza SM, Conway JE, Li KW, Attenello F, Boahene K, Subramanian P, Quinones-Hinojosa A. Neurosurg Rev. 2010 Jan;33(1):63-70. Epub 2009 Sep 2. PMID: 19727873
  • Trans-blepharoplasty orbitofrontal craniotomy for repair of lateral and posterior frontal sinus cerebrospinal fluid leak. Chu EA, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Boahene KD. Otolaryngoly Head Neck Surg. 2010 Jun;142(6):906-8. Epub 2010 Apr 3. No abstract available. PMID: 20493366
  • Radiographic and anatomic basis of endoscopic anterior craniocervical decompression: a comparison of endonasal, transoral, and transcervical approaches. Baird CJ, Conway JE, Sciubba DM, Prevedello DM, Quiñones-Hinojosa A, Kassam AB. Neurosurgery. 2009 Dec;65(6 Suppl):158-63; discussion 63-4.PMID: 19934990 
  • de Paula FJA, Góis-Júnior MB, Aguiar-Oliveira MH, de A. Pereira F, Oliveira CRP, Pereira RMC, Farias CT,  Vicente TAR and Salvatori R. Consequences of Lifetime Isolated Growth Hormone (GH) Deficiency and Effects of Short-Term  GH Treatment on Bone in Adults with a Mutation in the GHRH-receptor Gene. Clin Endocrinol 70:35-40, 2009
  • Barreto VMP, D’Ávila JS, Neuza JS, Gonçalves MIR, Dantas Seabra JD, Salvatori R, and Aguiar-Oliveira MH. Laryngeal and vocal evaluation in untreated growth hormone deficient adults. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 140:37-42, 2009
  • White KH, Petrie CD, Landschulz W, MacLean D, Taylor A, Lyles K, Wei JW, Hoffman AR, Salvatori R, Ettinger MP, Morey MC, Blackman MR, and Merriam GR, for the Capromorelin Study Group. Effects of an oral growth hormone secretagogue in older adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metabol, 94: 1198-206. 2009
  • Barbosa JAR, Salvatori R, Oliveira CRP, Pereira RMC, Farias CT, de O. Britto AV, Farias NT, Blackford A, and Aguiar-Oliveira MH. Quality of Life in Congenital, Untreated, Lifetime Isolated Growth Hormone Deficiency. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34:894-900, 2009
  • Drori-Herishanu L, Horvath A, Nesterova M, Patronas Y, Lodish M, E, Bimpak E, Patronas N, Agarwal S, Salvatori R, Martari M , Mericq V and  Stratakis CA. An intronic mutation is associated with prolactinoma in a young boy, decreased penentrance in his large family, and variable effects on MEN-1 mRNA and protein. Horm Metabol Res, 41:630-4, 2009
  • Kharlip J, Salvatori R, Yenokyan G, and Wand G. Recurrence of hyperprolactinemia following withdrawal of long-term cabergoline Therapy. J Clin Endocrinol Metabol, 94:2428-36. 2009
  • Martari M, Sagazio A, Mohamadi A, Nguyen Q, Hauschka SD, Kim E and Salvatori R. Partial rescue of growth failure in growth hormone (GH)-deficient mice by a single injection of a double-stranded adeno-associated viral vector expressing the GH gene driven by a muscle-specific regulatory cassette. Hum Gene Ther, 20(7):759-66, 2009
  • Mohamadi A, Martari M, Holladay CD, Phillips JA 3rd, Mullis PE, and Salvatori R. Mutation Analysis of the Muscarinic Cholinergic Receptor Genes in Isolated Growth Hormone Deficiency Type IB. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 94(7):2565-70. 2009
  • Mukherjee D, Zaidi H, Kosztowski T, Chaichana K, Salvatori R, Chang D, and Quinones-Hinojosa A. Predictors of Access to Pituitary Tumor Resection in the United States, 1988-2005. Eur J Endocrinol 161(2):259-65 2009
  • Gutenberg A, Bell JJ, Lupi I, Tzou S-C, Landek-Salgado M, Kimura H, Su J, Karaviti LP, Salvatori R and Caturegli P. Pituitary and systemic autoimmunity in a case of intrasellar germinoma. Pituitary 2009 May 26.
  • Salvatori R, Nachtigall LB, Cook DM, Bonert V, Molitch ME, Blethen S, Chang S, and the SALSA Study Group. Effectiveness of self- or partner-administration of an extended-release aqueous gel formulation of lanreotide in lanreotide-naïve patients with acromegaly. Pituitary, 2009 Nov 8.
  • Mukherjee D, Zaidi HA, Kosztowski TA, Halthore A, Jallo GI, Salvatori R, Chang DC, and Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Variations in referral patterns for hypophysectomies among pediatric patients with sellar and parasellar tumors. Childs Nerv Syst. 26:305, 2010
  • Aguiar-Oliveira MH, Oliveira FT, Pereira RMC, Oliveira CRP, Blackford A, Valenca EHO, Santos EG Gois-Junior MB; Meneguz-Moreno RA, Araujo VP, Oliveira-Neto LA, Almeida RP, Santos MA, Farias NT, Silveira DCR, Cabral GW, Calazans FR, Seabra JD, Lopes TF, Rodrigues EO, Porto LA, Oliveira IP, Melo EV, Martari M and Salvatori R. Longevity in Untreated Congenital Growth Hormone Deficiency Due to a Homozygous Mutation in the GHRH Receptor Gene. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 95:714, 2010
  • Oliveira CRP, Salvatori R, Meneguz-Moreno R, Aguiar-Oliveira MH, Pereira RMC, Valença EHA, Araujo VP, Farias NT, Silveira DCR, Vieira JGH, and Barreto-Filho JAS. Adipokine profile and urinary albumin excretion in isolated GH deficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab95:693 , 2010
  • Gahete MD, Córdoba-Chacón J, Salvatori R, Castaño JP, Kineman RD, Luque RM. Metabolic regulation of ghrelin O-acyl transferase (GOAT) expression in the mouse hypothalamus, pituitary, and stomach. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2009 Dec 22.
  • Stratakis CA, Tichomirowa MA, Boikos S, Azevedo MF, Lodish M, Martari M, Verma S, Daly AF, Raygada M, Keil MF, Papademetriou J, Drori-Herishanu L, Horvath A, Tsang KM, Nesterova M, Franklin S, Vanbellinghen JF, Bours V, Salvatori R, and Beckers A. The role of germline AIP, MEN1, PRKAR1A, CDKN1B and CDKN2C mutations in causing pituitary adenomas in a large cohort of children, adolescents, and patients with genetic syndromes. Clin Genet 2010 Feb 23.
  • Grossman R, Mukherjee D, Chaichana KL, Salvatori R, Wand G, Brem H, Chang DC, and Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Complications and Death Among Elderly Patients Undergoing Pituitary Tumor Surgery. Clin Endocr (Oxf) 2010 Apr 23.

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Book Chapters:

  • J Conway and A Quiñones-Hinojosa. “Tuberculum Sellae (Planum Sphenoidale) and Olfactory Groove Meningioma.” Fundamentals of Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery, Thieme 2008
  • Chaichana, K and A Quinones-Hinojosa. “Skull Base Tumors: Anterior Fossa and Clival Lesions”, Handbook of Neurosurgery. Rigamonti, D. (ed). World Scientific Publication Co, Singapore, 2009.
  • Salvatori, R and A Quinones-Hinojosa, “Pituitary Adenoma”, Handbook of Neurosurgery.  Rigamonti, D. (ed). World Scientific Publication Co, Singapore, 2009.
  • Mathioudakis N and Salvatori R. Medical therapy of hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas. In Schmidek & Sweet’s Operative Neurosurgical Techniques: Indications, Methods, and Results, A Quinones-Hinjosa editor, 2010 (in press)
  • Mohamadi A and Salvatori R. Neuroendocrine growth disorders: dwarfism and gigantism. In Handbook of Neuroendocrinology. Fink G, Pfaff DW, and  Levine JE eds. 2010 (in press)
  • Aguiar-Oliveira and Salvatori R. Lifetime growth hormone deficiency: impact on growth. In The Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Disease. Preedy VR ed, 2010, (in press)

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Manuscripts in Press:

  • Almeida JP, Sherman JH, Salvatori, R, Quinones-Hinojosa A. (2009). Pituitary Stem Cells: Review of the Literature and Current Understanding. Neurosurgery, (in press).
  • Boahene K, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Chu E, Lim M. (2009). Transpalpebral Orbitofrontal Craniotomy: A Minimally Invasive Approach to Cranial Vault Lesions. Skull Base, (in press).
  • Conway J., Raza S., Li K., McDermott MW, Quinones-Hinojosa A. “A Surgical Modification for Performing Orbitozygomatic Osteotomies: Technical Notes”. Neurosurgical Review. 2010. (in press).

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Published Reviews

  • Salvatori R. Ectopic Cushing’s syndrome: some facts. Ind J Med Res 129:4-6, 2009 
  • Mathioudakis N, and Salvatori R. Pituitary Tumors, Curr Treat Opt Neurol, 2009;11(4):287-96.
  • Salvatori R. Clinical management of growth hormone therapy in adults. Manag Care 2009 18(8 Suppl 6):10-6.
  • Martari M, and Salvatori R. Diseases associated with growth hormone-releasing hormone receptor mutations. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science, 88 2009: 57-84.

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