ea0037ep1227 | Clinical Cases–Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2015
, Sandru Andra
, Condrea Adrian
, Moisii Liliana
, Galesanu Corina
Transsphenoidal surgery still appears to be the best option for most of the patients with GH secreting adenomas. In many cases the biochemical cure targets are not reached and the patient needs adjuvant therapy. Alternatives include medical therapy with somatostatin analogues, GH-receptor antagonists and dopamine agonists. These drugs can be used alone or in combination. Radiation therapy with conventional fractionated photons or radiosurgery with proton beam could also be eff...