ea0037ep815 | Pituitary: clinical | ECE2015
, Stormann Sylvere
, Pichler Matthias
, Schopohl Jochen
Introduction: Acromegaly is a rare disease resulting from GH excess mostly due to pituitary adenomas. It is associated with changes of most organ systems and multiple comorbidities. The impact of GH and IGF-I excess on renal function in acromegaly is unclear.Methods: We investigated 66 acromegalic patients from our outpatient clinic (32 female, 34 male, mean age 61.5±12.9 years, women 10 years older than men). The renal function was assessed by bloo...