Giuseppe Cerbone

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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 with quinagolide (CV 205-502), cabergoline (CAB) and long-acting depot preparation of bromocriptine (BRC-LAR) in 34 acromegalics. Patients were divided into three(More)
The insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) have mitogenic effects on normal and tumoral prostate epithelial cells and have been suggested to be involved in prostate cancer. Moreover, chronic GH and IGF-I excess causes prostate overgrowth in patients with acromegaly. This study was designed to investigate whether the suppression of GH and IGF-I levels by surgery(More)
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