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Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma Summary

Description: A pituitary tumor that secretes GROWTH HORMONE. In humans, excess HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE leads to ACROMEGALY.

Also Known As: GH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma; Adenoma, Somatotroph; Adenomas, Somatotroph; GH Secreting Pituitary Adenoma; GH-Secreting Pituitary Adenomas Show All >>

Networked: 306 relevant articles (17 outcomes, 25 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 101 results : IBA
  2. Somatostatin (Somatotropin Release-Inhibiting Factor) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 51 results : IBA
  3. Octreotide (Sandostatin) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 40 results : FDA 14 Generic
  4. lanreotide (Somatuline) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 6 results : FDA 1
  5. Prolactin : 1 outcome 1 study in 19 results : IBA
  6. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results : FDA 7
  7. Glucose (Dextrose) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 175 Generic
  8. Sirolimus (Rapamycin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 2
  9. everolimus : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 2
  10. pasireotide : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

  1. Acromegaly
  2. Pituitary Neoplasms (Pituitary Adenoma)
  3. Adenoma (Adenomas)
  4. Carcinoid Tumor (Carcinoid)
  5. Islet Cell Adenoma (Islet Cell Tumors)
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Key Therapies for Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

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  1. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome in 9 results
  2. Conformal Radiotherapy : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Hypophysectomy : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 3 results
  5. Therapeutics : 1 result
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