Specializing solely in post-acute brain injury since 1982

Post Traumatic Hypopituitarism in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Principal Investigator: Brent Masel, MD, Randall Urban, MD (UTMB Dept. of Internal Medicine).

pituitary_brain.jpgPurpose of the Study: The purpose of this study is to study the diagnosis of post-traumatic hypopituitarism after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI). The second purpose is to determine the incidence of hypopituitarism after MTBI.  The third purpose is to develop criteria for assessing which MTBI patients are at high risk for developing post-traumatic hypopituitarism and should have routine post-injury screening.