Excess mortality associated with hypopituitarism in adults

Podcast – In this informational podcast, Dr. Lewis Blevins describes the findings of a meta-analysis from observational studies done in the UK.  Patients with hypopituitarism have an increased mortality rate mostly related to cardiovascular disorders. These studies also show that women have a higher mortality rate than men.  Dr. Blevins talks about the details of the analysis and the importance of Growth Hormone replacement therapies in adults with hypopituitarism.  You can read the abstract here.

photo by Bill Gracey

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