How to tell if one has been cured of acromegaly

How to tell if one has been cured of acromegaly?

Older studies defined cure as a random GH level < 5 mcg/L. More recent studies have shown that this criterion is inadequate, and more rigorous criteria have been developed as GH assays have become more sensitive. For complete control of GH secretion, patients should have normal age-adjusted IGF-1 levels and random GH levels < 1.0 mcg/L.

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