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Research & Reviews  3,457 results

Possible protective role of metformin therapy on colonic polyps in acromegaly: an explo...
https://doi.org/10.1530/EJE-20-0795
European Journal of Endocrinology; Albertelli M, Nazzari E et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2021 - Colonic polyps occur in 30-40% of acromegalic patients, increasing the risk of colon carcinoma. Although debated, there is emerging evidence that metformin may play a protective role in diabetic and non-diabetic patients with colonic polyps and it...

Impact of obstructive sleep apnea on cardiovascular risk in patients with acromegaly.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2021.01.033
Sleep Medicine; Cao W, Wang X et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Respiratory complications represented by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), cardiovascular disease (CVD), and metabolic disorders including insulin resistance (IR) are common in patients with acromegaly. OSA is further associated with a higher risk of...

Predictors for remission after transsphenoidal surgery in acromegaly: a Dutch multicent...
https://doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgab069
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Coopmans EC, Postma MR et. al.

Feb 5th, 2021 - Transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) is the primary treatment of choice in acromegaly. It is important to identify patients in whom surgical cure is not attainable at an early stage, both to inform patients on expected treatment outcome and to select tho...

Two Cases of Double Pituitary Adenomas in a Surgical Series over 16 Years in a Single C...
https://doi.org/10.2174/1871530321666210203213758
Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders Drug Targets; Damiani L, Riccioni L et. al.

Feb 4th, 2021 - Double pituitary adenomas (DA) are two morphologically and immunohystochemically different tumors in the same gland. They are rare, generally small adenomas and divided in: separated, when clearly recognizable before or during surgery, and contigu...

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Guidelines  13 results

Italian Society for the Study of Diabetes (SID)/Italian Endocrinological Society (SIE) ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.numecd.2016.02.001
Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases : NMCD; Baroni MG, Giorgino F et. al.

Feb 25th, 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...

Italian Society for the Study of Diabetes (SID)/Italian Endocrinological Society (SIE) ...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40618-015-0404-6
Journal of Endocrinological Investigation; Baroni MG, Giorgino F et. al.

Dec 31st, 2015 - 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...

Acromegaly: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline.
https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2014-2700
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Katznelson L, Laws ER et. al.

Oct 30th, 2014 - The aim was to formulate clinical practice guidelines for acromegaly. The Task Force included a chair selected by the Endocrine Society Clinical Guidelines Subcommittee (CGS), five experts in the field, and a methodologist. The authors received no...

Expert consensus document: A consensus on the medical treatment of acromegaly.
https://doi.org/10.1038/nrendo.2014.21
Nature Reviews. Endocrinology; Giustina A, Chanson P et. al.

Feb 25th, 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...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21846616
Endocrine Practice : Official Journal of the American Col... Katznelson L, Atkinson JL et. al.

Aug 23rd, 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,...

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Drugs  35 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3,621 results

Possible protective role of metformin therapy on colonic polyps in acromegaly: an explo...
https://doi.org/10.1530/EJE-20-0795
European Journal of Endocrinology; Albertelli M, Nazzari E et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2021 - Colonic polyps occur in 30-40% of acromegalic patients, increasing the risk of colon carcinoma. Although debated, there is emerging evidence that metformin may play a protective role in diabetic and non-diabetic patients with colonic polyps and it...

Impact of obstructive sleep apnea on cardiovascular risk in patients with acromegaly.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2021.01.033
Sleep Medicine; Cao W, Wang X et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Respiratory complications represented by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), cardiovascular disease (CVD), and metabolic disorders including insulin resistance (IR) are common in patients with acromegaly. OSA is further associated with a higher risk of...

Acromegaly - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acromegaly/symptoms-causes/syc-20351222

Feb 15th, 2021 - Overview Illustration showing person with acromegaly Open pop-up dialog box Close Illustration showing person with acromegaly Illustration showing person with acromegaly Symptoms of acromegaly include an enlarged face and hands. Changes to the fac...

Acromegaly - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acromegaly/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351226

Feb 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask about your medical history and conduct a physical exam. Then he or she may recommend the following steps: IGF-1 measurement. After you've fasted overnight, your doctor will take a blood sample to measure the IGF-1 le...

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News  123 results

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Acromegaly
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/875763_6

Sep 15th, 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...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Acromegaly
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/875763_2

Sep 15th, 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
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/875763

Sep 15th, 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
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/875763_3

Sep 15th, 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...

FDA Approves First Oral Somatostatin Analog for Acromegaly
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/933087

Jun 28th, 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  13 results see all →