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ea0022p636 | Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by Novartis</emphasis>) | ECE2010

Evaluation of quality of life in patients with acromegaly using the acromegaly quality of life questionnaire (AcroQoL)

Vandeva Silvia , Nachev Emil , Nikolov Mario , Matrozova Joanna , Kalinov Krasimir , Zacharieva Sabina

Introduction: Acromegaly is a chronic disease with a serious impact on patients’ morbidity, mortality and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Recently a disease-specific questionnaire assessing HRQOL in acromegaly was developed (AcroQoL). Using this tool we have compared QoL in patients with controlled versus uncontrolled acromegaly.Patients and methods: It was a prospective, cross-sectional study. For the period 2007–December 2008 163 pati...