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Caroline J. Davidge-Pitts, M.B., B.Ch.

  1. Endocrinologist
  2. Internist

Publications

  1. Rothman MS, Ariel D, Kelley C, Hamnvik OR, Abramowitz J, Irwig MS, Soe K, Davidge-Pitts C, Misakian AL, Safer JD, Iwamoto SJ. The Use of Injectable Estradiol in Transgender and Gender Diverse Adults: A Scoping Review of Dose and Serum Estradiol Levels. Endocr Pract. 2024 May 21 [Epub ahead of print]
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  2. Adel F, Walsh CD, Bretzman J, Sang P, Lara-Breitinger K, Mahowald M, Maheshwari A, Scott CG, Lee AT, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Pellikka PA, Mankad R. Transgender Women Exhibit a Distinct Stress Echocardiography Profile Compared to Age-Matched Cisgender Counterparts: The Mayo Clinic Women's Heart Clinic Experience. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2024 May 14 [Epub ahead of print]
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  3. Shinya Y, Atkinson JLD, Erickson D, Bancos I, Pinheiro Neto CD, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Peris Celda M, Herndon JS, Hong S, Van Gompel JJ. Correlation of older age with better progression-free survival despite less aggressive resection in nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas. J Neurosurg. 2024 Apr 26; 1-9 [Epub ahead of print]
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  4. Herndon J, Gupta N, Davidge-Pitts C, Imhof N, Gonzalez C, Carlson S, Will M, Martinez-Jorge J, Fahradyan V, Tamire L, Lin A, Nippoldt TB, Chang AY. Genital Surgery Outcomes Using an Individualized Algorithm for Hormone Management in Transfeminine Individuals. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2024 Apr 17 [Epub ahead of print]
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  5. Imhof RL, Todd A, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Alavi A. Hidradenitis suppurativa in transgender and gender diverse patients: A retrospective review with examination of the role of hormone therapy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2024 Apr; 90 (4):845-847 Epub 2023 Dec 10
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  6. Gustavo A. Cortes-Puentes, Thomas G. Allison, Caroline J. Davidge-Pitts, Cesar A. Gonzalez, Amanda R. Bonikowske, Kaiser G. Lim, Cassie C. Kennedy. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Transgender and Gender-Diverse Patients: The Influence of Sex and Gender on Predicted Aerobic Capacity CHEST Pulmonary. 2024.
  7. Goyal G, Acosta-Medina AA, Abeykoon JP, Dai C, Ravindran A, Vassallo R, Ryu JH, Shah MV, Bennani NN, Young JR, Bach CR, Ruan GJ, Zanwar S, Tobin WO, Koster MJ, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Gruber LM, Dasari S, Rech KL, Go RS. Long-term outcomes among adults with Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Blood Adv. 2023 Nov 14; 7 (21):6568-6578
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  8. Acosta-Medina AA, Kemps PG, Zondag TCE, Abeykoon JP, Forma-Borst J, Steenwijk EC, Feijen EAM, Teepen JC, Bennani NN, Schram SM, Shah MV, Davidge-Pitts C, Koster MJ, Ryu JH, Vassallo R, Tobin WO, Young JR, Dasari S, Rech K, Ravindran A, Cleven AHG, Verdijk RM, van Noesel CJM, Balgobind BV, Bouma GJ, Saeed P, Bramer JAM, de Groen RAL, Vermaat JSP, van de Sande MAJ, Smit EF, Langerak AW, van Wezel T, Tonino SH, van den Bos C, van Laar JAM, Go RS, Goyal G, van Halteren AGS. BRAF V600E is associated with higher incidence of second cancers in adults with Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Blood. 2023 Nov 2; 142 (18):1570-1575
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  9. Carroll EF, Woodard GA, St Amand CM, Davidge-Pitts C. Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations for Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients: A Knowledge and Familiarity Assessment of Primary Care Practitioners. J Community Health. 2023 Oct; 48 (5):889-897 Epub 2023 May 23
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  10. Banks SA, Bhatti MT, Go RS, Abeykoon JP, Acosta-Medina AA, Hazim AZ, Goyal G, Young JR, Koster MJ, Vassallo R, Ryu JH, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Ravindran A, Sartori Valinotti JC, Bennani NN, Shah MV, Rech KL, Garrity JA, Tobin WO. Reply. Ophthalmology 2023 Sep; 130 (9):e33-e34 Epub 2023 June 10
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  11. Banks SA, Sartori Valinotti JC, Go RS, Abeykoon JP, Goyal G, Young JR, Koster MJ, Vassallo R, Ryu JH, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Ravindran A, Bennani NN, Shah MV, Rech KL, Tobin WO, Mayo Clinic-University of Alabama at Birmingham Histiocytosis Working Group and Mayo Clinic Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology. Neurological Manifestations of Histiocytic Disorders. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2023 Jun; 23 (6):277-286 Epub 2023 May 20
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  12. Camerucci E, Graff-Radford J, Jones DT, Elder BD, Gunter JL, Cutsforth-Gregory JK, Botha H, Murphy MC, Johnson DR, Davidge-Pitts C, Jack CR Jr, Huston J 3rd, Cogswell PM. Change in Morphological Features of Enlarged Subarachnoid Spaces Following Treatment in Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2023 May; 57 (5):1443-1450 Epub 2022 July 27
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  13. Herndon JS, Maheshwari AK, Nippoldt TB, Carlson SJ, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Chang AY. Comparison of the Subcutaneous and Intramuscular Estradiol Regimens as Part of Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy. Endocr Pract. 2023 May; 29 (5):356-361 Epub 2023 Mar 01
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  14. Cathcart-Rake EJ, Kling JM, Carroll EF, Davidge-Pitts C, Le-Rademacher J, Ridgeway JL, Gonzalez CA, Jatoi A. Understanding Disparities: A Case Illustrative of the Struggles Facing Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients With Cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2023 Feb; 21 (2):227-230
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  15. Banks SA, Bhatti MT, Go RS, Abeykoon JP, Acosta-Medina AA, Hazim AZ, Goyal G, Young JR, Koster MJ, Vassallo R, Ryu JH, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Ravindran A, Sartori Valinotti JC, Bennani NN, Shah MV, Rech KL, Garrity JA, Tobin WO, Mayo Clinic-University of Alabama at Birmingham Histiocytosis Working Group. Ophthalmologic Involvement in Adults with Histiocytic Disorders: Clinical Presentation and Treatment Outcomes. Ophthalmology. 2023 Jan; 130 (1):77-86 Epub 2022 Aug 03
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  16. Cortes-Puentes GA, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Gonzalez CA, Dulohery Scrodin MM, Kennedy CC, Lim KG. A 64-year-Old patient assigned male at birth with COPD and worsening dyspnea while on estrogen and antiandrogen agents. Respir Med Case Rep. 2023; 44:101876 Epub 2023 May 29
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  17. Abeykoon JP, Rech KL, Young JR, Ravindran A, Ruan GJ, Dasari S, Morlote DM, King RL, Rummage C, Zanwar S, Acosta-Medina AM, Tobin WO, Shah MV, Bennani NN, Vassallo R, Ryu JH, Koster MJ, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Witzig TE, Goyal G, Go RS, Mayo Clinic-University of Alabama at Birmingham Histiocytosis Working Group. Outcomes After Treatment With Cobimetinib in Patients With Rosai-Dorfman Disease Based on KRAS and MEK Alteration Status. JAMA Oncol. 2022 Dec 1; 8 (12):1816-1820
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  18. Graffeo CS, Yagnik KJ, Carlstrom LP, Lakomkin N, Bancos I, Davidge-Pitts C, Erickson D, Choby G, Pollock BE, Chamberlain AM, Van Gompel JJ. Pituitary Adenoma Incidence, Management Trends, and Long-term Outcomes: A 30-Year Population-Based Analysis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2022 Oct; 97 (10):1861-1871 Epub 2022 June 24
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  19. Hu M, Goyal G, Abeykoon JP, Acosta-Medina AA, Ruan GJ, Young JR, Ravindran A, Bennani NN, Shah MV, Vassallo R, Ryu JH, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Koster MJ, Tobin WO, Sartori-Valinotti JC, Rech KL, Go RS. Clinical features and outcomes of non-pulmonary unifocal adult Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Blood Cancer J 2022 Jun 3; 12 (6):89 Epub 2022 June 03
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  20. Van Gompel JJ, Atkinson JLD, Choby G, Bancos I, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Erickson D. The value of an engaged endocrine practice may outweigh patient factors. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2022; 136(5):1504-5.
  21. Goyal G, Young JR, Abeykoon JP, Shah MV, Bennani NN, Sartori-Valinotti JC, Vassallo R, Ryu JH, Tobin WO, Koster MJ, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Ravindran A, Rech KL, Go RS. Impact of a Multidisciplinary Tumor Board on the Care of Patients with Histiocytic Disorders: The Histiocytosis Working Group experience. Oncologist. 2022 Mar 4; 27 (2):144-148
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  22. Abeykoon JP, Lasho TL, Dasari S, Rech KL, Ranatunga WK, Manske MK, Tischer A, Ravindran A, Young JR, Tobin WO, Flanagan EP, Nowakowski KE, Ruan GJ, Shah MV, Bennani NN, Vassallo R, Ryu JH, Koster MJ, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Patnaik MM, Wu X, Witzig TE, Goyal G, Go RS, Mayo Clinic-University of Alabama at Birmingham Histiocytosis Working Group. Sustained, complete response to pexidartinib in a patient with CSF1R-mutated Erdheim-Chester disease. Am J Hematol. 2022 Mar 1; 97 (3):293-302 Epub 2022 Jan 03
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  23. Kelley CE, Davidge-Pitts CJ. Breaking Down Barriers to Reproductive Care for Transgender People. AACE Clin Case Rep. 2022 Mar-Apr; 8 (2):96-98 Epub 2021 Sept 25
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  24. Abeykoon JP, Ravindran A, Rech KL, Young JR, Oliver Tobin W, Shah MV, Nora Bennani N, Vassallo R, Ryu JH, Koster MJ, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Goyal G, Go RS, Mayo Clinic-University of Alabama at Birmingham Histiocytosis Working Group. Mimics of Erdheim-Chester disease. Br J Haematol. 2022 Feb; 196 (4):984-994 Epub 2021 Nov 20
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  25. Maheshwari A, Dines V, Saul D, Nippoldt T, Kattah A, Davidge-Pitts C. The Effect of Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy on Serum Creatinine in Transgender Individuals. Endocr Pract. 2022 Jan; 28 (1):52-57 Epub 2021 Aug 30
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  26. Mahowald MK, Maheshwari AK, Lara-Breitinger KM, Adel FW, Pellikka PA, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Nippoldt TB, Kantor B, Mankad R. Characteristics of Transgender Women Referred to Women's Heart Clinic. Am J Prev Cardiol. 2021 Sep; 7:100223 Epub 2021 July 10
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  27. Maheshwari A, Nippoldt T, Davidge-Pitts C. An Approach to Nonsuppressed Testosterone in Transgender Women Receiving Gender-Affirming Feminizing Hormonal Therapy. J Endocr Soc. 2021 Sep 1; 5 (9):bvab068 Epub 2021 Apr 16
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  28. Van Gompel JJ, Atkinson JLD, Choby G, Kasperbauer JL, Stokken JK, Janus JR, O'Brien EK, Little JT, Bancos I, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Ramachandran D, Herndon JS, Erickson D, Lanier WL. Pituitary Tumor Surgery: Comparison of Endoscopic and Microscopic Techniques at a Single Center. Mayo Clin Proc. 2021 Aug; 96 (8):2043-2057 Epub 2021 June 10
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  29. Walch A, Davidge-Pitts C, Lopez X, Tangpricha V, Iwamoto SJ, Safer JD. Response to Letter to the Editor from Malone: "Proper Care of Transgender and Gender Diverse Persons in the Setting of Proposed Discrimination: A Policy Perspective". J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2021 Jul 13; 106 (8):e3295-e3296
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  30. Goyal G, Abeykoon JP, Hu M, Young JR, Shah MV, Bennani NN, Call TG, Hook CC, Pardanani A, Inwards DJ, Vassallo R, Ryu JH, Tobin WO, Koster MJ, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Ravindran A, Rech KL, Go RS, Mayo Clinic-University of Alabama at Birmingham Histiocytosis Working Group. Single-agent cladribine as an effective front-line therapy for adults with Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Am J Hematol 2021 May 1; 96 (5):E146-E150 Epub 2021 Feb 19
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  31. Hasegawa H, Van Gompel JJ, Oushy SH, Pollock BE, Link MJ, Meyer FB, Bancos I, Erickson D, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Little JT, Uhm JH, Swanson AA, Giannini C, Mahajan A, Atkinson JL. A Comprehensive Study of Spindle Cell Oncocytoma of the Pituitary Gland: Series of 6 Cases and Meta-Analysis of 85 Cases. World Neurosurg. 2021 May; 149:e197-e216 Epub 2021 Feb 18
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  32. Walch A, Davidge-Pitts C, Safer JD, Lopez X, Tangpricha V, Iwamoto SJ. Proper Care of Transgender and Gender Diverse Persons in the Setting of Proposed Discrimination: A Policy Perspective. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Jan 23; 106 (2):305-308
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  33. Imhof RL, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Miest RYN, Nippoldt TB, Tollefson MM. Dermatologic disorders in transgender patients: A retrospective cohort of 442 patients. J Am Acad Dermatol 2020 Nov; 83 (5):1516-1518 Epub 2020 June 25
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  34. James HA, Chang AY, Imhof RL, Sahoo A, Montenegro MM, Imhof NR, Gonzalez CA, Lteif AN, Nippoldt TB, Davidge-Pitts CJ. A community-based study of demographics, medical and psychiatric conditions, and gender dysphoria/incongruence treatment in transgender/gender diverse individuals. Biol Sex Differ. 2020 Oct 6; 11 (1):55 Epub 2020 Oct 06
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  35. Bancos I, Taylor AE, Chortis V, Sitch AJ, Jenkinson C, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Lang K, Tsagarakis S, Macech M, Riester A, Deutschbein T, Pupovac ID, Kienitz T, Prete A, Papathomas TG, Gilligan LC, Bancos C, Reimondo G, Haissaguerre M, Marina L, Grytaas MA, Sajwani A, Langton K, Ivison HE, Shackleton CHL, Erickson D, Asia M, Palimeri S, Kondracka A, Spyroglou A, Ronchi CL, Simunov B, Delivanis DA, Sutcliffe RP, Tsirou I, Bednarczuk T, Reincke M, Burger-Stritt S, Feelders RA, Canu L, Haak HR, Eisenhofer G, Dennedy MC, Ueland GA, Ivovic M, Tabarin A, Terzolo M, Quinkler M, Kastelan D, Fassnacht M, Beuschlein F, Ambroziak U, Vassiliadi DA, O'Reilly MW, Young WF Jr, Biehl M, Deeks JJ, Arlt W, ENSAT EURINE-ACT Investigators. Urine steroid metabolomics for the differential diagnosis of adrenal incidentalomas in the EURINE-ACT study: a prospective test validation study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2020 Sep; 8 (9):773-781 Epub 2020 July 23
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  36. Najor AJ, Kling JM, Imhof RL, Sussman JD, Nippoldt TB, Davidge-Pitts CJ. Transgender Health Care Curriculum Development: A Dual-Site Medical School Campus Pilot. Health Equity. 2020; 4 (1):102-113 Epub 2020 Apr 02
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  37. Casanova R, Miller V, Cheon J, Gilmore L, Barron R, Cannaday R, Case G, Digre K, Jensen J, McGregor AJ, Pippitt K, Davidge-Pitts C, Pomeroy B, Webster D, Jenkins M. Field Test Results of Sex- and Gender-Specific Health Multimedia Case-Based Learning Modules. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2019 Dec; 28 (12):1755-1761 Epub 2019 Aug 02
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  38. Khosla S, Davidge-Pitts C. Skeletal considerations in the medical treatment of transgender people. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2019 Dec; 7 (12):893-895 Epub 2019 Oct 31
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  39. Reese Imhof BA, Rachel Miest MD, Caroline Davidge-Pitts MBBCh , Todd Nippoldt MD, Megha Tollefson MD. Dermatological disorders in transgender patients JAAD. 2019; 81(4):AB44.
  40. Goyal G, Young JR, Koster MJ, Tobin WO, Vassallo R, Ryu JH, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Hurtado MD, Ravindran A, Sartori Valinotti JC, Bennani NN, Shah MV, Rech KL, Go RS, Mayo Clinic Histiocytosis Working Group. The Mayo Clinic Histiocytosis Working Group Consensus Statement for the Diagnosis and Evaluation of Adult Patients With Histiocytic Neoplasms: Erdheim-Chester Disease, Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, and Rosai-Dorfman Disease. Mayo Clin Proc. 2019 Oct; 94 (10):2054-2071 Epub 2019 Aug 28
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  41. Davidge-Pitts C, Clarke BL. Transgender bone health. Maturitas. 2019 Sep; 127:35-42 Epub 2019 May 14
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  42. Hamidi O, Davidge-Pitts CJ. Transfeminine Hormone Therapy. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2019 Jun; 48 (2):341-355 Epub 2019 Mar 23
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  43. Goyal G, Lau D, Nagle AM, Vassallo R, Rech KL, Ryu JH, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Tobin WO, Koster MJ, Bennani NN, Shah MV, Liu MC, Go RS, Mayo Clinic Histiocytosis Working Group. Tumor mutational burden and other predictive immunotherapy markers in histiocytic neoplasms. Blood 2019 Apr 4; 133 (14):1607-1610 Epub 2019 Jan 29
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  44. Goyal G, Lau D, Nagle AM, Vassallo R, Rech KL, Ryu JH, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Tobin WO, Koster MJ, Bennani NN, Shah MV, Liu MC, Go RS, Mayo Clinic Histiocytosis Working Group. Tumor mutational burden and other predictive immunotherapy markers in histiocytic neoplasms. Blood. 2019 Apr 4; 133(14):1607-1610. Epub 2019 Jan 29.
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  45. Davidge-Pitts CJ, Nippoldt TB, Natt N. ENDOCRINOLOGY FELLOWS' PERCEPTION OF THEIR CONFIDENCE AND SKILL LEVEL IN PROVIDING TRANSGENDER HEALTHCARE. Endocr Pract. 2018 Dec; 24 (12):1038-1042 Epub 2018 Oct 05
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  46. Herndon J, Nadeau AM, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Young WF, Bancos I. Primary adrenal insufficiency due to bilateral infiltrative disease. Endocrine. 2018 Dec; 62 (3):721-728 Epub 2018 Sept 03
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  47. Singh-Ospina N, Maraka S, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Davidge-Pitts C, Nippoldt TB, Prokop LJ, Murad MH. Effect of Sex Steroids on the Bone Health of Transgender Individuals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Nov 1; 102 (11):3904-3913
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  48. Maraka S, Singh Ospina N, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Nippoldt TB, Prokop LJ, Murad MH. Sex Steroids and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Transgender Individuals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Nov 1; 102 (11):3914-3923
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  49. Davidge-Pitts C, Nippoldt TB, Danoff A, Radziejewski L, Natt N. Transgender Health in Endocrinology: Current Status of Endocrinology Fellowship Programs and Practicing Clinicians. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Apr 1; 102 (4):1286-1290
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  50. Davidge-Pitts CJ. Addressing the Needs of Transgender Healthcare Endocrinology Update. 2016; 11.
  51. Davidge-Pitts C, Escande CJ, Conover CA. Preferential expression of PAPPA in human preadipocytes from omental fat. J Endocrinol. 2014 Jul; 222: (1)87-97.
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  52. Davidge-Pitts CJ, Escande CJ, Conover CA J. 5. Preferential Expression of Pregnancy Associated Plasma Protein-A in Human Preadipocytes from Omental Fat: Regulation by Cytokines and Resveratrol. Endocrinology. 2014.
  53. Hay ID, Lee RA, Davidge-Pitts C, Reading CC, Charboneau JW. Long-term outcome of ultrasound-guided percutaneous ethanol ablation of selected "recurrent" neck nodal metastases in 25 patients with TNM stages III or IVA papillary thyroid carcinoma previously treated by surgery and 131I therapy. Surgery. 2013 Dec; 154 (6):1448-54; discussion 1454-5 Epub 2013 Oct 28
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  54. Butendieck RR, Parikh K, Stewart M, Davidge-Pitts C, Abril A. Systemic lupus erythematosus-associated retinal vasculitis. J Rheumatol. 2012 May; 39(5):1095-6.
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  55. Davidge-Pitts CJ, Lee RA, Hay ID. Percutaneous ethanol ablation of neck nodal metastases in papillary thyroid carcinoma. Thyroid International. 2012; 2:2-11.
  56. Davidge-Pitts CJ, Kearns AE. Drugs with Adverse Skeletal Effects Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 April; 86(4):338-343.
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