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ea0026p281 | Pituitary | ECE2011

Assessment of retinopathy in acromegaly

Anil C , Demir C , Bagir G Simsek , Sizmaz S , Bakiner O , Ertorer M E , Altinors D , Nar A , Tutuncu Neslihan Bascil

Introduction: Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a vision threatening chronic microvascular complication of diabetes mellitus (DM). The potential roles of GH and insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) in DR have been evaluated in vitro and in vivo. The present study aimed to assess the frequency and severity of retinopathy in acromegalic patients with various disease activity and glucose tolerance states (GTS).Methods: All acromegalic patients follo...