R Luboshitzki

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OBJECTIVE Growth hormone (GH) receptors are influenced by the thyroidal state of experimental animals. It has been suggested that GH-binding protein (BP) might serve as an indirect measure of the GH receptors. The present study was undertaken to investigate the growth hormone binding protein in patients with hypo or hyperthyroidism. PATIENTS Patients(More)
Echocardiography was performed in 14 patients with acromegaly in order to characterize cardiac involvement in this disease. The left ventricle was enlarged or hypertrophic in 10 patients (71%): the fraction of myocardial shortening, an index of left ventricular contractility, was normal in all but one; and 10 patients had a reduced mitral EF slope,(More)
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