Maria Vittoria Davi'

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BACKGROUND Whether sleep apnoea syndrome (SAS) subsides after biochemical and clinical remission of acromegaly is controversial. OBJECTIVE To assess the presence of SAS in a cohort of acromegalic patients, which included a subgroup with active disease and a subgroup in remission, and to evaluate clinical and biochemical independent predictors of SAS. (More)
OBJECTIVE Evidence is limited regarding outcome of patients with ectopic Cushing's syndrome (ECS) due to neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). DESIGN We assessed the prognostic factors affecting the survival of patients with NETs and ECS. METHODS Retrospective analysis of clinicopathological features, severity of hormonal syndrome, treatments from a large(More)
Pathogenesis and long-term outcome of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in acromegalic patients are still under debate. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence and long-term follow-up of a series of acromegalic patients with OSAS and to investigate site, degree, and possible causes of upper airway obstruction by morphological study.(More)
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