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acromegaly_treatment

Acromegaly treatment

Conservative

Asymptomatic elderly patients.

Surgery

Radiotherapy

Variable efficacy of pituitary radiotherapy in acromegaly is reported.

High precision CONFORMAL FRACTIONATED RADIOTHERAPY (CRT) is an effective modality to achieve remission in patients with acromegaly after failed TRANSSPHENOIDAL SURGERY (TSS) 1).

1)
Patt H, Jalali R, Yerawar C, Khare S, Gupta T, Goel A, Lila A, Bandgar T, Shah NS. HIGH PRECISION CONFORMAL FRACTIONATED RADIOTHERAPY IS EFFECTIVE IN ACHIEVING REMISSION IN PATIENTS WITH ACROMEGALY AFTER FAILED TRANSSPHENOIDAL SURGERY. Endocr Pract. 2015 Oct 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26492545.
acromegaly_treatment.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/06 19:34 by administrador