Clinical features and outcome of surgery in 30 patients with acromegaly.

  title={Clinical features and outcome of surgery in 30 patients with acromegaly.},
  author={Archana Chandna and Najmul Islam and A Jabbar and Lubna Zuberi and Naeemul Haque},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  volume={54 6},
OBJECTIVE To assess the surgical outcome of hypophysectomy in acromegalic patients, differences in response to surgery in micro and macroadenoma and the development of associated hormonal deficiency after surgery. METHODS Retrospective analysis of charts of acromegalic patients who were operated upon at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, was done. Information regarding presentation, laboratory data, radiological assessment, details of surgery and postoperative outcome was recorded… CONTINUE READING

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