News on Acromegaly from the Endocrine Society

Experts Recommend Tumor Removal as First-Line Treatment for Acromegaly.  Endocrine society publishes Clinical Practice Guidelines on condition caused by excess growth Hormone.  View a...

Acromegaly and Bone Disease

From Lewis S. Blevins, Jr., MD -  "This is a nice review highlighting bone disease in patients with acromegaly.  One would think that bone...

Acromegaly: Postoperative Evaluation.

From Lewis S Blevins Jr,. MD  -  My approach to the postoperative evaluation of patients with acromegaly is based on over a quarter of...

Pituitary Surgery. Postoperative Followup.

From Lewis S Blevins, Jr. MD - All too often, I see patients who come to the clinic with devastating recurrences of their pituitary tumors....

From Pituitary World News co-founder, J D Faccinetti

My Story. I was diagnosed with Acromegaly in October of 2010. My condition, like many, if not most of the stories I read and hear...

Tests of pituitary function: acromegaly

From Dr. Lewis Blevins.  Growth Hormone is secreted in pulses, usually 9-12 per 24-hour period, and most of these occur at night while we...

Pituitary tumors and heredity

Some pituitary tumors occur as a result of heritable conditions. Dr. Korbonits and her group have remarkably advanced our understanding of the genetics of...

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