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The genetic background of acromegaly.
Acromegaly is caused by a somatotropinoma in the vast majority of the cases. These are monoclonal tumors that can occur sporadically or rarely in a familial setting. In the last few years, novel familial syndromes have ...
Fatal Carney Complex in Siblings Due to De Novo Large Gene Deletion.
Context: Carney complex (CNC) is a rare multiple neoplasia syndrome involving cardiac, endocrine, neural, and cutaneous tumors and a variety of pigmented skin lesions. CNC can be inherited as an autosomal dominant trait, ...
Patient-reported outcomes of parenteral somatostatin analogue injections in 195 patients with acromegaly.
BACKGROUND: Long-acting somatostatin analogues delivered parenterally are the most widely used medical treatment in acromegaly. This patient-reported outcomes survey was designed to assess the impact of chronic injections ...
Renin-Angiotensin System Blockade Improves Cardiac Indices in Acromegaly Patients.
Blockade of the angiotensin-renin system, with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEi) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), has been shown to improve cardiac outcomes following myocardial infarction and delay ...