The place of medical treatment of acromegaly: current status and perspectives.

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INTRODUCTION Acromegaly is characterized by elevated growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) levels and by progressive somatic disfigurement and systemic manifestations, which lead to a mortality rate higher than the general population. Therefore, diagnosis and properly treatment should be performed as soon as possible. AREAS COVERED… (More)
DOI: 10.1517/14656566.2013.784744

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@article{Jallad2013ThePO, title={The place of medical treatment of acromegaly: current status and perspectives.}, author={Raquel Soares Jallad and Marcello Delano Bronstein}, journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy}, year={2013}, volume={14 8}, pages={1001-15} }