Volume 11, Issue 43 (10-2002)                   jour guilan uni med sci 2002, 11(43): 75-81 | Back to browse issues page

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Safaee M, Behzadnia H, Falboosh R. Surgery in Acromegaly. jour guilan uni med sci. 2002; 11 (43) :75-81
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Introduction: Acromegaly usually caused by increases Growth Hormone (G.H) secretion Pituitary adenoma. Sometimes Atopic acromegaly reported after tumors such as lung, pancreas and colon cancers. Objective: The aim of this article was to determine the best method of treatment in these patients. Methods: In this article 2640 patients who underwent surgery between 1982-1999 were studied. Results: 2440 patients operated transsphnoid, 200 transcranial and 85 with mixed method. Conclusion: Regarding to suitable response and better chance of treat with surgery in comparison with Radiotherapy and the range of healing and complications of recent management, surgery recommended as the best management for acromegaly.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/09/27 | Accepted: 2014/09/27 | Published: 2014/09/27

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