Endodiabesity

The North West of England Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity Newsletter

Diagnosis and treatment of hyperprolactinemia

Posted by Akheel Syed on 19 April, 2011

Shlomo Melmed, Felipe F. Casanueva, Andrew R. Hoffman, David L. Kleinberg, Victor M. Montori, Janet A. Schlechte and John A. H. Wass. Diagnosis and Treatment of Hyperprolactinemia: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, Vol. 96 (2): 273-288

Using the GRADE (Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation) system to describe both the strength of recommendations and the quality of evidence, the task force provide 20 recommendations or suggestions over six categories, including diagnosis and causes of hyperprolactinemia; management of drug-induced hyperprolactinemia and of prolactinomas; resistant and/or malignant tumors; and management of prolactinoma during pregnancyNature Reviews Endocrinology 7, 247

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