Roselyn Mateo

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I. Problem/Condition. Hypopituitarism is a disorder of decreased pituitary hormone secretion. It can occur due to deficiencies of the hypothalamus or pituitary. Its presentation results from the manifestation of insufficient amounts of the anterior pituitary hormones (prolactin, growth hormone, ACTH, TSH, LH, and FSH). It can manifest at any age and can advance over years,…

Renal transplantation

I. Problem/Challenge. The prevalence of individuals who have received a renal transplant is rising due to both increased rates of renal transplantation and increasing survival. Transplantation has become more predictable than it was 20-30 years ago and advances and innovations have led to dramatic improvements in morbidity and mortality rates. As of 2008, approximately 30%…

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