Cabergoline monotherapy in the long-term treatment of Cushing's disease.

  title={Cabergoline monotherapy in the long-term treatment of Cushing's disease.},
  author={Ariane Godbout and Marcos Paulo Manavela and Karina Danilowicz and Hugues Beauregard and Oscar Domingo Bruno and Andr{\'e} Lacroix},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  volume={163 5},
BACKGROUND Cabergoline is a long-acting dopamine receptor agonist used to treat prolactinomas. Identification of D(2) receptors in corticotroph tumors led to clinical trials of cabergoline therapy in limited cases of Nelson's syndrome, ectopic ACTH-secreting tumors, and recently Cushing's disease (CD). OBJECTIVE To evaluate the long-term efficacy of cabergoline monotherapy in patients with CD. METHODS Retrospective analysis of non-randomized clinical therapy with cabergoline in 30 patients… CONTINUE READING

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