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Acromegaly

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Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: BMC endocrine disorders
  • Treatment Used: Somatostatin Analogues (SAs) with Pegvisomant
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study evaluated the effectiveness of combined therapy with somatostatin analogues (drugs that block the extra release of hormones) with pegvisomant for the treatment of acromegaly (when the pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone during adulthood).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: European journal of endocrinology
  • Treatment Used: Fractionated Radiotherapy or Radiosurgery
  • Number of Patients: 352
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using fractionated radiotherapy or stereotactic radiosurgery to treat patients with acromegaly.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Pituitary Adenoma
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Low-Field Intraoperative MRI with Transsphenoidal Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 231
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a low-field intraoperative MRI with transsphenoidal surgery to treat patients with pituitary adenomas.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Acromegaly-Associated Thyroid Enlargement
  • Journal: Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Treatment Used: Normalization of Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1)
  • Number of Patients: 101
  • Published —
This study determined whether normalization of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) levels could decrease goiter and thyroid volume in patients with acromegaly (pituitary hormone disorder).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Carotid-Cavernous Fistula After Transsphenoidal Surgery
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Endovascular Techniques or Transvenous and Transarterial Coiling
  • Number of Patients: 10
  • Published —
This case report discusses a 74-year-old man diagnosed with carotid-cavernous fistula (hole in carotid artery; CCF), a rare complication after transsphenoidal (through sinus) surgery and was treated transvenous and transarterial coiling.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Pituitary Tumours
  • Journal: European journal of endocrinology
  • Treatment Used: Surgery, Drug Treatment, and Radiotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
In this review, reasons for the discrepancy between biochemical cure and incomplete recovery from tumor-associated comorbidities are discussed, and the clinical management is delineated exemplarily for patients with acromegaly and Cushing's disease.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
  • Treatment Used: Pegvisomant Versus Pasireotide LAR
  • Number of Patients: 55
  • Published —
In this study, researchers compared the effects of pegvisomant versus pasireotide LAR for the treatment of acromegaly.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: Journal of neuro-oncology
  • Treatment Used: Repeat radiosurgery
  • Number of Patients: 398
  • Published —
The purpose of this study was to evaluate safety and effectiveness of repeat radiosurgery for acromegaly.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Acromegaly
  • Journal: Endocrine
  • Treatment Used: Therapist-oriented home rehabilitation (TOHR)
  • Number of Patients: 17
  • Published —
The study researched the effects of physical exercise for acromegaly.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Sellar Masses
  • Journal: Praxis
  • Treatment Used: Resection, Debulking, Radiotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses the interdisciplinary management and treatment of sellar masses (tumors in skull pockets).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Pediatric Patients with Cushing Disease or Acromegaly
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Number of Patients: 36
  • Published —
The study researched the safety and effectiveness of gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery for pediatric patients with cushing disease or acromegaly.