Estrogen and selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) for the treatment of acromegaly: a meta-analysis of published observational studies

@article{Stone2013EstrogenAS,
  title={Estrogen and selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) for the treatment of acromegaly: a meta-analysis of published observational studies},
  author={Jennifer C. Stone and Justin Clark and Ross C. Cuneo and Anthony W. Russell and Suhail A. R. Doi},
  journal={Pituitary},
  year={2013},
  volume={17},
  pages={284-295}
}
Estrogen and selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) treatments for acromegaly have received limited attention since the development of newer pharmacologic therapies. There has been ongoing research evidence suggesting their utility in the biochemical control of acromegaly. Therefore, the aim of this meta-analysis was to synthesise current evidence with a view to determining to what extent and in which acromegalic patient subsets do estrogen and SERMs reduce IGF-1 levels. A literature… 

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