Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0026p219 | Pituitary | ECE2011

Medical treatment of an agressive non-secreting pituitary tumor and non-secreting pituitary carcinoma: a report of two cases

Studen K Bajuk , Pfeifer M

Introduction: Since aggressive pituitary tumors are rare, there are no clear guidelines considering treatment of these tumors. A wide range of treatments have been used, with various success.Case report 1: A 58-year old lady presented with sudden severe headache and ptosis of the left eye. MRI revealed an expansive intrasellar, suprasellar and bilateral parasellar process with extension to the skull base which was inaccessible for neurosurgery. Pituitary...

ea0029oc10.5 | Pituitary Clinical 2 | ICEECE2012

Once-weekly, CTP-modified hGH (MOD-4023) is effective in growth hormone deficient adults: a phase II, dose and frequency finding study

Popovic V. , Goth M. , Vanuga P. , Payer J. , Pfeifer M. , Bidlingmaier M. , Fima E.

Objective: GH replacement therapy currently requires daily injections, which may cause poor compliance and distress for patients. CTP-modified hGH (MOD-4023) is being developed for once-weekly administration in GH Deficient adults and children. The present study evaluated the safety, pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) of MOD-4023 in GHD adults.Design and methods: 39 normalized GHDA patients currently treated with daily GH were randomized and...