Refereed journal article or data article (A1)

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

Number of pages: 6

ISSN: 0021-972X

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2006-0676


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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