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ea0026p238 | Pituitary | ECE2011

Improvement of acromegalic cardiomyopathy following pituitary apoplexy

Soler Guillermo Serra , Ribas Elena Mena , Llinares Jaume Pons , Ramis Pere Pericas , Medina Sergio Diaz , Perla y Perla Barbara Manga , Jimenez Inaki Arguelles , Povedano Santiago Tofe , Marcet Mercedes Codina , Fernandez Honorato Garcia , Macazaga Vicente Pereg

Introduction: Cardiovascular disease is present in up to 60% of patients diagnosed of acromegaly and is responsible of the major related morbidity and mortality.Case report: A 79-year-old-woman with previous history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted for acute pulmonary edema. Transthoracic echocardiogram showed a severe left ventricular dysfunction with an ejection fraction of 20%, dilated left ventricle and left atrium with a moderate m...