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ea0011p629 | Neuroendocrinology and behaviour | ECE2006

Risk factors for the development of atherosclerosis in patients with acromegaly

Medic-Stojanoska M , Kovacev-Zavisic B , Popovic Lj , Radosavljevic J , Radovanov T , Bajkin I , Mitic G , Mitrovic M

Acromegaly is associated with cardiovascular diseases. Accelerated atherosclerosis may have important role in that. The aim of this study was to examine the presence of dyslipidemia, glucose control imapairment, inflamation and hypertension as risk factors for the development of atherosclerosis in acromegalic patients.Study group included 28 patients with acromegaly without lesions of thyroid, adrenal and gonadal axis. The examination was performed befor...