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BACKGROUND Silent somatotroph tumours are growth hormone (GH) immunoreactive (IR) pituitary tumours without clinical and biological signs of acromegaly. Their better characterisation is required to improve the diagnosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-one silent somatotroph tumours were compared to 59 somatotroph tumours with acromegaly. Tumours in each(More)
Medical optimisation of sperm retrieval in non-obstructive azoospermia is reviewed. Gonadotropin treatment of hypogonadotropic hypogonadism allows obtaining sperms in the ejaculate in about 90% of cases provided the duration of treatment was long enough. TESE is indicated in case of persistent azoospermia at 2 years of continuous treatment. Some(More)
Cardiovascular impairments are frequent in Cushing's syndrome and the hypercortisolism can result in cardiac structural and functional changes that lead in rare cases to dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Such cardiac impairment may be reversible in response to a eucortisolaemic state.A 43-year-old man with a medical past of hypertension and history of smoking(More)
Cardiovascular impairments are frequent in Cushing’s syndrome and the hypercortisolism can result in cardiac structural and functional changes that lead in rare cases to dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Such cardiac impairment may be reversible in response to a eucortisolaemic state. A 43-year-old man with a medical past of hypertension and history of smoking(More)
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