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Research & Reviews  1,044 results

Circulating plasma MicroRNA in patients with active acromegaly.
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Lutsenko A, Belaya Z et. al.

Sep 23rd, 2021 - Excessive production of growth hormone causes marked multiorgan changes in patients with acromegaly, which may involve epigenetic mechanisms. To evaluate differences in circulating microRNAs (miRNAs) associated with chronic growth hormone overprod...

Association of different pathologic subtypes of growth hormone producing pituitary aden...
BMC Endocrine Disorders; Dehghani M, Davoodi Z et. al.

Sep 18th, 2021 - Regarding the inconclusive results of previous investigations, this study aimed to determine the association between pathology, as a possible predictor, with remission outcomes, to know the role of pathology in the personalized decision making in ...

Gamma-knife radiosurgery in acromegaly: the results from the Croatian acromegaly registry.
British Journal of Neurosurgery; Škorić Polovina T, Režić T et. al.

Sep 17th, 2021 - The aim of our study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Leksell gamma-knife radiosurgery in the treatment of residual growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas after the surgery. We conducted a retrospective analysis of 23 acromegaly pat...

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Guidelines  5 results

Italian Society for the Study of Diabetes (SID)/Italian Endocrinological Society (SIE) ...
Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases : NMCD; Baroni MG, Giorgino F et. al.

Feb 26th, 2016 - Hyperglycemia is a common feature associated with states of increased growth hormone secretion and glucocorticoid levels. The purpose of these guidelines is to assist clinicians and other health care providers to take evidence-based therapeutic de...

Expert consensus document: A consensus on the medical treatment of acromegaly.
Nature Reviews. Endocrinology; Giustina A, Chanson P et. al.

Feb 26th, 2014 - In March 2013, the Acromegaly Consensus Group met to revise and update guidelines for the medical treatment of acromegaly. The meeting comprised experts skilled in the medical management of acromegaly. The group considered treatment goals covering...

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists medical guidelines for clinical pract...
Endocrine Practice : Official Journal of the American Col... Katznelson L, Atkinson JL et. al.

Aug 24th, 2011 - American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists medical guidelines for clinical practice for the diagnosis and treatment of acromegaly--2011 update.|2011|Katznelson L,Atkinson JL,Cook DM,Ezzat SZ,Hamrahian AH,|diagnosis,therapy,standards,trends,...

AME Position Statement on clinical management of acromegaly.
Journal of Endocrinological Investigation; Cozzi R, Baldelli R et. al.

Jan 23rd, 2010 - AME Position Statement on clinical management of acromegaly.|2010|Cozzi R,Baldelli R,Colao A,Lasio G,Zini M,|diagnosis,economics,epidemiology,therapy,

Guidelines for acromegaly management: an update.
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Melmed S, Colao A et. al.

Feb 12th, 2009 - The Acromegaly Consensus Group reconvened in November 2007 to update guidelines for acromegaly management. The meeting participants comprised 68 pituitary specialists, including neurosurgeons and endocrinologists with extensive experience treating...

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News  75 results

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Acromegaly

Sep 16th, 2020 - Gigantism refers to abnormally high linear growth due to excessive action of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) while the epiphyseal growth plates are open during childhood. Acromegaly is the same disorder of IGF-I excess but occurs after the gr...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Acromegaly

Sep 16th, 2020 - Gigantism is extremely rare, with approximately 100 reported cases to date. Acromegaly is more common than gigantism, with an incidence of 3-4 cases per million people per year and a prevalence of 60 cases per million population. A claims-based an...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Acromegaly

Sep 16th, 2020 - Causes of excess IGF-I action can be divided into the following three categories: Release of primary GH excess from the pituitary Increased GHRH secretion or hypothalamic dysregulation Hypothetically, the excessive production of IGF-binding protei...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Acromegaly

Sep 16th, 2020 - Answer 5/5 Which of the following is accurate regarding treatment of acromegaly? Your peers chose: Pharmacologic therapy is the first-line treatment for acromegaly 0% Radiation therapy is routinely indicated for most patients with acromegaly 0% Fo...

FDA Approves First Oral Somatostatin Analog for Acromegaly

Jun 29th, 2020 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved oral octreotide (Mycapssa, Chiasma) delayed-release capsules for the long-term maintenance treatment of patients with acromegaly who previously responded to and tolerated octreotide or lanreot...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →