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Review Articles from PubMed

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others. The terms "Acromegaly" returned 79 free, full-text review articles. First few results:
Preclinical markers of atherosclerosis in acromegaly: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2018

Multiple studies investigated preclinical markers of peripheral vascular damage in acromegaly (ACRO) reporting discordant results. The aim of this study was to run a meta-analysis to examine whether intima media thickness (IMT), flow mediated dilation (FMD) and arterial pulse wave ...

Cost-effectiveness of acromegaly treatments: a systematic review.
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2018

Acromegaly is a rare disease that results in the enlargement of body extremities and in organomegaly. Treatments include surgery, drugs, and radiotherapy, which are all onerous. Therefore, well-conducted cost-analyses are crucial in the decision-making process.

Cost-effectiveness of somatostatin analogues in the treatment of acromegaly.
Last Updated: Mar 20, 2019

Somatostatin analogues (SSAs) are the largest contributor to the direct medical cost of acromegaly management worldwide. The aim of this review was to identify and report available evidence on the cost-effectiveness of SSAs in the treatment of acromegaly. Areas covered: A literature ...

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Editorials from PubMed

Editorial articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research. The terms "Acromegaly" returned 8 free, full-text editorial articles. First few results:
Acromegaly, a pituitary special issue.
Last Updated: Dec 02, 2018

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Research Articles from PubMed

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research. The terms "Acromegaly" returned 546 free, full-text research articles. First few results:
Elastography detected solid organ stiffness increased in patients with acromegaly.
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2019

Elastography is a method to examine the increase in solid organs stiffness (SOS), and there is no data in the literature regarding to its use in patients with acromegaly. In this study, we aimed to investigate the change of SOS in patients with acromegaly and to determine the parameters ...

AcroVoice: eliciting the patients' perspective on acromegaly disease activity.
Last Updated: Mar 04, 2019

To determine how patients define acromegaly disease activity and treatment success and to quantify from the patients' perspective the relative importance of each disease parameter included in the ACRODAT®.

Pregnancy in acromegaly is safe and is associated with improvements in IGF-1 concentrations.
Last Updated: Mar 11, 2019

Pregnancy is rarely reported in acromegaly. Many patients are diagnosed in later life and younger patients may have subfertility due to hypopituitarism. We present a case series of 17 pregnancies in 12 women with acromegaly. Twelve women with acromegaly who completed pregnancy were ...

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