EXPERT CONSENSUS DOCUMENT A consensus on the medical treatment of acromegaly

A Giustina, P Chanson, D Kleinberg, MD Bronstein, DR Clemmons, A Klibanski, AJ (Aart-Jan) van der Lely, CJ Strasburger, S.W.J. Lamberts, KKY Ho, FF Casanueva, S Melmed

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Abstract

In March 2013, the Acromegaly Consensus Group met to revise and update guidelines for the medical treatment of acromegaly. The meeting comprised experts skilled in the medical management of acromegaly. The group considered treatment goals covering biochemical, clinical and tumour volume outcomes, and the place in guidelines of somatostatin receptor ligands, growth hormone receptor antagonists and dopamine agonists, and alternative modalities for treatment including combination therapy and novel treatments. This document represents the conclusions of the workshop consensus.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)243-248
Number of pages6
JournalNature Reviews Endocrinology
Volume10
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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