Goals of Disease Management

Acromegaly requires a comprehensive strategy for effective management. As a result of the multi-faceted and elusive nature of the disease, acromegaly must be addressed from various angles to eliminate morbidities and reduce the risk of mortality.



Multi-modal Treatment Approach

To achieve the multiple goals of therapy, acromegaly often requires a multi-modal approach. Surgery, medical therapy, and radiation are all viable options.1 Click here to learn more about each of these modalities and how they may impact the course of acromegaly in your patients.



Reference:
1.
Merck Manual. Acromegaly. Available at: www.merck.com/mmhe/print/sec13/ch162e.html. Accessed August 18, 2010.





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