Impairment in flow-mediated vasodilatation of the brachial artery in acromegaly.

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) of the brachial artery in patients with acromegaly. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We prospectively evaluated 25 patients with acromegaly (14 females, 11 males; aged 42 +/- 12 years; growth hormone (GH) levels 34 +/- 14 ng/ml) and 27 control subjects (15 females, 12 males; aged 45 +/- 8… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000204355

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