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Acromegaly Clinical Trials

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Hormonal Outcomes in Acromegalic Patients With Treated Surgery With or Without Long Acting Somatostatin Analogues

Patients who are diagnosed with acromegaly with a GH-secreting pituitary adenoma receiving TSA at the Asan Medical Center (Seoul, Korea) from Aug 2013 to Aug 2015 will be recruited. The eligible patient population will consist of 30 adult, male and female patient with Age 18 or older. Number of patients ...

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Assessment of Changes in Metabolic Activity in Liver & Skeletal Muscle in Patients Suffering From Acromegaly

Background: Growth hormone (GH) plays a pivotal role in the regulation of body composition including ectopic lipid deposition in insulin sensitive organs like liver and skeletal muscle. Direct inhibition of growth hormone action by a receptor antagonist has been shown to induce hepatic steatosis and growth hormone replacement decreases liver ...

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Bone MicroArchitecture in Acromegaly

Growth hormone (GH) and Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1) are important regulators of bone modeling and remodeling, fundamental to maintenance of normal skeletal integrity. In acromegaly, a disease characterized by longstanding exposure to excess GH and IGF-1, these hormones induce marked skeletal changes. Most dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) studies report ...

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Buccodental Manifestations in Patients With Acromegaly

Context/ study relevance: Acromegaly is a rare condition (3 to 4 new cases per million per year) due to Growth Hormone (GH) overproduction by a somatotrope pituitary adenoma, resulting in Insulin Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1) excess. Consequently, a dysmorphic syndrome prevailing at the level of face and extremities progressively develops ...

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Cardiac (CMRI) Assessment of Acromegaly

Patients with acromegaly have left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy and dysfunction on echocardiography, but only very few studies have been performed using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI), currently the reference modality is assessment in cardiac geometry function. In addition, no data are available on right ventricular (RV) and atrial structure and ...

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Genetics of Endocrine Tumours - Familial Isolated Pituitary Adenoma - FIPA

We wish to find genes which predispose to pituitary tumours, to find out how those genes work and to assess those genes (and similar genes) in other conditions related to the pituitary tumours. We will study the recently identified new familial pituitary adenoma gene AIP (AhR interacting protein) and its ...

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IGF-I and Free Fatty Acids Isn Glucose Metabolism in Acromegaly

Background Glucose metabolism abnormalities are frequent in acromegaly. Insulin resistance (IR) correlates with the intensity of acromegaly and Insulin-like Growth factor-I (IGF-I) correlates better with IR than growth hormone (GH). Insulin secretion (IS) is significantly reduced in hyperglycemic acromegalics as compared with those with normal glucose levels. IS is independent ...

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Substrate Metabolism and Insulin Sensitivity in Acromegalic Patients Before and After Treatment

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of chronic elevated growth hormone on metabolism and insulin sensitivity by studying acromegalic patients before and after treatment.

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Changes of Left Ventricular Mass and Cardiac Function in Patients With Active Acromegaly During Treatment With the Growth Hormone Receptor Antagonist Pegvisomant

The purpose of this study is to evaluate changes in left ventricular mass and cardiac function in patients with active acromegaly before and after treatment with the growth hormone receptor antagonist pegvisomant for one year.

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Growth Hormone Feedback to Insulin-like Growth Factor-I (IGF-1) and Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT)

Growth hormone (GH) and Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) secretion are altered in acromegaly and type 2 Diabetes Mellitis (DM). The secretion of GH is mediated by central hypothalamic hormones (GH Releasing Hormone and somatostatin) as well as peripheral factors providing feedback inhibition (IGF-I and glucose, among others). The purpose of ...

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