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Research & Reviews  1,044 results

Stereotactic radiosurgery for secretory pituitary adenomas: systematic review and Inter...
Journal of Neurosurgery; Mathieu D, Kotecha R et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - A systematic review was performed to provide objective evidence on the use of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) in the management of secretory pituitary adenomas and develop consensus recommendations. The authors performed a systematic review of the...

Thyroid Nodules in Patients with Acromegaly: Frequency According to the ACR TI-RADS Cla...
Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes : Offi... Can M, Kocabaş M et. al.

Aug 24th, 2021 - In our study, we aimed to determine the frequency of thyroid nodules in patients with acromegaly according to the American College of Radiology (ACR) Thyroid Imaging, Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS) classification and its relationship with acr...

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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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Drugs  23 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Tissue Biomarker for Pegvisomant Action

Aug 22nd, 2017 - Acromegaly is a disease of the pituitary gland that involves overproduction of growth hormone. Pegvisomant works by blocking binding of GH to receptors found in tissues throughout the body. Human studies have evaluated pegvisomant action by measur...

Effect of Growth Hormone (GH) on Cardiac Echos in GH Deficient Patients After Acromegaly Treatment

Mar 18th, 2015 - The purpose of this research study is to study the effects of growth hormone (GH) replacement on the heart. The investigators will study these effects in people who have been cured of acromegaly and then have developed growth hormone deficiency (G...

Sleep Apnea Syndrome on Acromegaly: Impact of the Treatment on the Carbohydrates Metabolism.

Dec 22nd, 2010 - Sleep apnea is a common situation that affects up to 80% of acromegalic patients. This disease is linked to disturbance on the carbohydrate metabolism increasing the rates of diabetes. The objective of this trial is to assess (with the euglycemic ...

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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 →