Patient perspectives on the impact of acromegaly: results from individual and group interviews

@inproceedings{Gurel2014PatientPO,
  title={Patient perspectives on the impact of acromegaly: results from individual and group interviews},
  author={Michelle H. Gurel and Paul R Bruening and Christine Rhodes and Kathleen Graham Lomax},
  booktitle={Patient preference and adherence},
  year={2014}
}
PURPOSE Acromegaly is a chronic condition resulting from a growth hormone-secreting pituitary tumor that can substantially impact patients' physical and emotional well-being. We sought to understand the impact of acromegaly on disease-related concerns and treatment choices from the patient perspective. The path to diagnosis, current disease management, interactions with the treating health care providers (HCPs), and support networks were also assessed. METHODS Acromegaly patients were… CONTINUE READING
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