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Acromegaly Treatment Pipeline Review H2 2016

Medgadget (blog) - Oct 20, 2016
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Acromegaly, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type. The report also ...

Skeleton Of Medieval Giantess Unearthed From Polish Cemetery

Forbes - Oct 19, 2016
André's physical characteristics were caused by both gigantism and acromegaly. Women with gigantism and acromegaly are not as well known, though. Perhaps the most famous is Anna Swan, a 19th century Canadian woman who stood close to 8′ tall, and ...

Genetic discovery helps explain Irish giant folklore

Medical Xpress - Oct 17, 2016
Out of the identified 81 carriers 31 had developed acromegaly and over half of these had gigantism (18 patients, 58%). The clinical importance of this study is that we can now screen family members and carriers can be followed to pick disease up early.

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Acromegaly: A Century of Scientific and Clinical Progress (Serono Symposia USA)


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Acromegaly books

Handbook of Acromegaly

by: John Wass
(BioScientifica) Covers historical and clinical aspects as well as different treatment modalities. Ends with a look forward toward future areas for research. Two-tone format. For endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, radiotherapists, physicians, and residents. Softcover.
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MRI of the Pituitary Gland

by: Jean-François Bonneville, Fabrice Bonneville, Françoise Cattin, Sonia Nagi
This clinically oriented book will familiarize the reader with all aspects of the diagnosis of tumors and other disorders of the pituitary gland by means of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The coverage includes acromegaly, Cushing’s disease, Rathke cleft cysts, prolactinomas, incidentalomas, nonsecreting adenomas, other lesions of the sellar area, hypophysitis, and central diabetes insipidus. Normal radiologic anatomy and the numerous normal variants are described, and guidance is also provided on difficulties, artifacts, and other pitfalls.
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Clinical Rounds in Endocrinology: Volume I - Adult Endocrinology

by: Anil Bhansali, Yashpal Gogate
This book covers interesting and yet often challenging cases among adult patients in a unique Question-Answer format. Simulating the bed-side case discussions during the ward rounds, one question logically leads to another question thereby generating curiosity and promoting evidence-based medicine. Taking the readers through the entire spectrum starting from etiology and pathophysiology to clinical presentation to management principles, each question addresses one key aspect of the disorder. Described in a very simple and lucid narrative, this book ensures sound conceptual understanding while covering each topic comprehensively.
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Acromegaly: Causes, Tests and Treatments

by: J P Sperring MA
Acromegaly is progressive, acquired condition caused by the development of a benign tumor in the pituitary gland (pituitary adenoma). When the condition impacts children prior to the end of puberty, extra growth hormone can cause gigantism. If untreated, the disease can possibly induce life-threatening complications. This must-have book outlines the causes, tests and treatment options for this devastating disease.
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Straight Talk Acromegaly

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What is Acromegaly?

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Ellie’s Acromegaly Story: Managing Breakthrough Symptoms

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Acromegaly - Symptoms, photos and Pictures of Acromegaly

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