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ea0022p146 | Cardiovascular endocrinology and lipid metabolism | ECE2010

Acromegaly and endothelial dysfunction: is there any relation between?

Dragomir Adina Simona , Badiu Corin , Popescu Irina , Ghemigean Adina , Boanta Catalina , Dumitrache Constantin

Objectives: Endothelial dysfunction has been described as a predictor of cardiovascular complications. Most important cause for early mortality in acromegaly is cardiovascular involvement, cut-off nadir GH <2.5 ng/ml predicting longer survival The aim of our study was to determine the correlations between endothelial dysfunction and GH oversecretion, associated or not with other cardiovascular risk factors.Design and method: Cross-sectional study inc...