Affiliated to European Society of Endocrinology

Use of Pegvisomant in acromegaly. An Italian Society of Endocrinology guideline

A. Giustina • M. R. Ambrosio • P. Beck Peccoz • F. Bogazzi • S. Cannavo’ • L. De Marinis • E. De Menis • S. Grottoli • R. Pivonello

Acromegaly management is a significant challenge for endocrinologists. The Acromegaly Consensus Group developed several statements on the management of acromegaly and specifically on its medical treatment [1–3]. Acromegaly is a quite rare condition generally caused by a growth hormone (GH)-secreting pituitary adenoma [4]. Delayed diagnosis leads to prevalent presentation of the disease at the stage of macroadenoma (two-thirds of patients) and frequent persistence of active disease after surgery which remains in many patients the primary treatment option....


Copyright © 2020 | SICS S.r.l. - Via Boncompagni 16 - 00187 Roma | Partita IVA: 07639150965 - Tel. +39 06 89272802