Choosing the best treatment for acromegaly.

  title={Choosing the best treatment for acromegaly.},
  author={Nicholas P. Christy},
  volume={247 9},
The article "Cryosurgery or Microsurgery in the Management of Acromegaly" by Teasdale et al in this issue ofThe Journal(p 1289) promulgates no heresy. The authors offer convincing evidence that, of the two methods evaluated, microsurgery is preferable. Since their conclusion conforms with that of many workers and many authorities who agree that cryosurgery brings with it more complications, 1 Teasdale and his colleagues cannot be prosecuted or punished as heretics. In the treatment of this… CONTINUE READING