× Acromegaly is a systemic condition caused in over 98% of cases by an adenoma of the pituitary gland that secretes excessive growth hormone (GH).

Hormone Replacement or Medication Therapy?

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Hello, I am faced with a revision surgery to try to cure my Acromegaly, which has a very high chance of causing loss of pituitary function, and therefore I will need hormone replacement. Or I could do the injection / medication therapy. This would not be a cure, but at least I would keep pituitary function. I am wondering whether quality of life is better on the hormone replacement therapy or the injections to lower GH?
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