Silverstein discusses patient care for brain tumor patients

In a recent video by the Siteman Cancer Center, Julie Silverstein, MD discusses what brain tumor patients can expect from the extended care team. Silverstein directs the Washington University Pituitary Center, alongside neurosurgeon Albert H. Kim, MD, PhD.  The informative video is a six-chapter series, where Silverstein also shares her unique role, why she became an […]

Silverstein publishes manuscript on associations of pituitary tumor apoplexy surgery 

Julie Silverstein, MD

On July 12, Julie M. Silverstein, MD and collaborators published a manuscript in “Current Oncology,” titled “Surgery for Pituitary Tumor Apoplexy Is Associated with Rapid Headache and Cranial Nerve Improvement.”  Pituitary tumor apoplexy (PTA) causes sudden-onset headaches, loss of vision, ophthalmoparesis and decreased consciousness. This study looks at a series of patients with PTA at an […]