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Persistence of increased cardiovascular risk in patients with Cushing's disease after five years of successful cure.
Patients with Cushing's disease (CD) mainly die because of cardiovascular accidents. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether patients with CD still have increased cardiovascular risk and sufferExpand
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Increased arterial intima‐media thickness by B‐M mode echodoppler ultrasonography in acromegaly
BACKGROUND Patients with acromegaly have an increased morbidity and mortality for cardiovascular diseases. Despite the increasing evidence for the existence of a specific cardiomyopathy inExpand
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Effect of different dopaminergic agents in the treatment of acromegaly.
Medical treatment of acromegaly with dopamine agonists possesses 2 main advantages: the oral administration and the low costs. In this study, we reported on the results of chronic treatments withExpand
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Power Doppler Improves the Diagnostic Accuracy of Color Doppler Ultrasonography in Cold Thyroid Nodules: Follow-Up Results
The usefulness of a recent color Doppler (CD) ultrasonography technique, named power Doppler (PD), was evaluated in the diagnosis of thyroid nodules showing low or absent uptake ofExpand
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New Medical Approaches in Pituitary Adenomas
Recently, the medical approach to patients with secreting and clinically non-functioning pituitary adenomas has received great impulse thanks to the availability of new, selective and long-lastingExpand
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Bone loss is correlated to the severity of growth hormone deficiency in adult patients with hypopituitarism.
Reduced bone mineral density (BMD) has been reported in patients with isolated GH deficiency (GHD) or with multiple pituitary hormone deficiencies (MPHD). To investigate whether the severity of GHDExpand
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Prediction of efficacy of octreotide therapy in patients with acromegaly.
Octreotide (OCT) administration provides a biochemical cure in most acromegalic patients. This drug, however, causes several side effects and is very expensive. Acute testing has been reported toExpand
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Effect of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor I on prostate diseases: an ultrasonographic and endocrine study in acromegaly, GH deficiency, and healthy subjects.
The role of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) in prostate development is currently under thorough investigation because it has been claimed that IGF-I is a positive predictor of prostate cancer.Expand
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The effect of quinagolide and cabergoline, two selective dopamine receptor type 2 agonists, in the treatment of prolactinomas
To compare effectiveness and tolerability of quinagolide (CV 205–502) and cabergoline (CAB) treatments in 39 patients with prolactinoma.
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