Pegvisomant Treatment in Acromegaly

@article{Neggers2015PegvisomantTI,
  title={Pegvisomant Treatment in Acromegaly},
  author={Sebastian Neggers and Ammar Muhammad and Aart J van der Lely},
  journal={Neuroendocrinology},
  year={2015},
  volume={103},
  pages={59 - 65}
}
Historically, medical treatment of acromegaly has mainly been used as an adjuvant therapy after surgery. In the last decades, an increased range of medical therapy options has been available. Somatostatin analogues have become the cornerstones of medical treatment in acromegaly and are even seen as a primary treatment in a selected group of acromegaly patients. The most recent medical treatment available for acromegaly patients is pegvisomant, a growth hormone receptor antagonist. To date, it… 

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