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Revista argentina de endocrinología y metabolismo

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GIL, María Susana Mallea et al. Guidelines for the clinical, biochemical and imaging diagnosis of acromegaly. Federación Argentina de Sociedades de Endocrinología (FASEN) - 2017. Rev. argent. endocrinol. metab. [online]. 2018, vol.55, n.2, pp.31-40. ISSN 1851-3034.


The aim is to formulate guidelines for the clinical, biochemical and imaging diagnosis of acromegaly in accordance with international criteria and resources available in Argentina.


The task force selected by FASEN included a multidisciplinary team of 5 endocrinologists (4 senior and 1 junior), a neurosurgeon and a biochemist, experts in the field.


This evidence-based guidelines were developed using the AGREE methodology to describe both the recommendations and the quality of evidence. The draft of these guidelines was reviewed by endocrinologists, biochemists and neurosurgeons experts in the field.


Using an approach based on evidence, these guidelines address the diagnosis of acromegaly in Argentina.

Keywords : Acromegaly IGF1.

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