Mortality in acromegaly: a metaanalysis.

  title={Mortality in acromegaly: a metaanalysis.},
  author={Olaf Matthijs Dekkers and Nienke R Biermasz and Alberto Martin Pereira and Johannes Anthonius Romijn and Jan P. Vandenbroucke},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={93 1},
CONTEXT Several studies have assessed mortality risk in patients treated for acromegaly. All studies found a mortality that was higher than expected for the general population, but most of these increases were not statistically significant. For this reason, it is not formally established whether mortality in acromegaly is different from the general population. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to address the all-cause mortality risk in patients with acromegaly. DESIGN The study was a… CONTINUE READING