Document References

Articles 

Aghi M, Blevins, L.S. Recent advances in the treatment of acromegaly. Current Opinion Endocrine Diabetes Obesity 2009; 16: pp 1-4 

Baker K, Hellman J, Evertz M., Cook M. Acromegaly, an Overview Endocrine Nurses Society Newsletter, February 2002 

Canadian Consensus Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of acromegaly. Clin Invest Med. Vol 29, No1, February 2006 

Holdaway IM, Bolland MJ, Gamble GD, and all. A meta-analysis of the effect of lowering serum levels of GH and IGF-1 on mortality in acromegaly. European Journal of endocrinology. 2008; 159:89-95 

Mazziotti G, Giustina A and all. Effects of lanreotide SR and Autogel on tumour mass in patients with acromegaly: a systematic review. Pituitary. 2010; 13:60-67 

Melmed S. Acromegaly. NEJM 2006; 355:2558-2573 

Murray Robert D and Shlomo Melmed. A critical analysis of clinically available somatostatin analog formulations for therapy of acromegaly. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Vol 93, #8, August 2008 

Melmed S, Coalo A, Barkan A, and all. Guidelines for acromegaly management: an update. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2009; 94:1509-1517 

Roelfsema F, Biermasz NR, Pereira AM, and all. The role of pegvisomant in the treatment of acromegaly. Expert opinion on Biological Therapy. 2008; 4:683-704 

Vallette S, Serri O. Diagnosis and Management of Acromegaly, monography. BMJ Group, epocrates online, 2009. www.epocrates.com 

Vallett S, Serri O and all. Octreotide LAR for the treatment of acromegaly. Expert opinion on Drug metabolism and Toxicology. 2008; 4:783-793  

Books 

Acromegaly, a handbook of history, current therapy and future prospects. Edited by JAH Wass Published by BioScientifica 2009 

More information 

Understanding acromegaly: Your information. Ipsen, innovation for patient care. August 2004 

The acromegaly handbook: A patient guide to effective treatment and control. Novartis Dorval, Quebec 

Cook. D, Trainer P. Acromegaly www.hormone.org Accessed: January 2007 

The Pituitary Patient Resource Guide – revised 4th Edition – “It Is All In Your Head” Shereen Ezzat 

AACE (American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists) acromegaly guidelines, Endocrine Practice 

CACE (Canadian Association of Clinical Endocrinologists) acromegaly guidelines

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