A1 Journal article – refereed
Quality of life in treated patients with acromegaly




List of Authors: Kauppinen-Makelin R, Sane T, Sintonen H, Markkanen H, Valimaki MJ, Loyttyniemi E, Niskanen L, Reunanen A, Stenman UH
Publisher: ENDOCRINE SOC
Publication year: 2006
Journal: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Journal name in source: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
Journal acronym: J CLIN ENDOCR METAB
Volume number: 91
Issue number: 10
ISSN: 0021-972X

Abstract
Conclusions: HRQoL is reduced in treated patients with acromegaly. The best HRQoL may be achieved by normalization of IGF-I and by targeting the GHOGTT nadir to levels between 0.3 and 1.0 mu g/liter. Radiotherapy is associated with adverse HRQoL.


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