Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2021 Apr 15. Epub 2021 Apr 15.
Division of Endocrinology, University Department of Medicine, Kantonsspital Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland.
Background: Acromegaly is associated with various comorbidities, such as arterial hypertension (aHT), type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2), obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS), carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and polyposis coli. For therapeutic decisions, it is essential to know if, and to what extent, these associated morbidities are reversible or preventable. The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence and course of aHT, obesity, OSAS, CTS, DM2 and polyposis coli in acromegalic patients. Read More