Guidelines for acromegaly management: an update
Objective: The Acromegaly Consensus Group reconvened in November 2007, to update guidelines for acromegaly management. Participants: The meeting participants comprised 68 pituitary specialists including neurosurgeons and endocrinologists with extensive experience treating patients with acromegaly. Evidence/consensus process: Goals of treatment and the appropriate imaging, and biochemical and clinical monitoring of patients with acromegaly, were enunciated, based on the available published evidence. Conclusions :The group developed a consensus on the approach to managing acromegaly including appropriate roles for neurosurgery, medical therapy and radiation therapy in the management of these patients.
|Authors||Melmed, S.; Colao, A.; Barkan, A.; Molitch, M.; Grossman, A. B.; Kleinberg, D.; Clemmons, D.; Chanson, P.; Laws, E.; Schlechte, J.; Vance, M. L.; Ho, K.; Giustina, A.;|
|Publisher Name||JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM|
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|OpenAccess link to author's accepted manuscript version||https://publications.gimr.garvan.org.au/open-access/10223|