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Acromegaly

Known as: Acromegaly [Disease/Finding], Somatotropin Hypersecretion Syndromes (Acromegaly), Inappropriate GH Secretion Syndrome (Acromegaly) 
A condition caused by prolonged exposure to excessive HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE in adults. It is characterized by bony enlargement of the FACE; lower jaw… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE The Acromegaly Consensus Group met in April 2009 to revisit the guidelines on criteria for cure as defined in 2000… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
OBJECTIVE The Acromegaly Consensus Group reconvened in November 2007 to update guidelines for acromegaly management… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
  • S. Melmed
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 45601484
 
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Studies of acromegaly have shown a doubling of mortality compared with the general population. With the development of new… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
In February 1999, a workshop was held in Cortina, Italy to develop a consensus defining the criteria for cure of acromegaly. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background Patients with acromegaly are treated with surgery, radiation therapy, and drugs to reduce hypersecretion of growth… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Patients with acromegaly have a reduced life expectancy, with the accepted causes for premature death being vascular and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE The extent to which treatment modifies the excess in morbidity and mortality in acromegaly remains uncertain. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
In 1985, a follow-up investigation was performed of all patients with acromegaly (n = 166, 89 women and 77 men) seen over a 30… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
A 44 amino acid peptide with growth hormone-releasing activity has been isolated from a human tumor of the pancreas that had… Expand
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