Last updated on October 2018

Rehabilitation Program in Patients With Acromegaly


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Acromegaly | Physical activity | Exercise | Muscle Dysfunction
  • Age: Between 18 - 64 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with acromegaly, of both sexes, older than 18 and younger than 65 years, either with active or controlled disease.
  • Patients who present clinical stability and who are eligible for the treatment protocol (patients with hormone deficiency will continue on replacement therapy - SILVA et al., 2013).
  • Signature of the Informed Consent Term (TCLE).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with inability to perform the 6MWT, according to ATS criteria.
  • Patients who have cognitive impairment by mini mental state examination (MEEN).
  • Abandonment of treatment during the application of the protocol.
  • Uncontrolled hypertension (> 180/100 mmHg with medication use).
  • Use of psychotropic drugs.
  • Any significant limitations due to osteoarthropathy.
  • History of surgery in the previous year with exercise restriction. No Untreated hypothyroidism or hypocortisolism (HUBBLE et al., 2014).
  • IPAQ with very active classification.

Recruitment Status: Open


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