Guillem Cuatrecasas

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgic syndromes: could growth hormone therapy be beneficial?
    Guillem Cuatrecasas
    Endocrinology Department, Centro Medico Teknon and C Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 6:529-33. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Growth hormone treatment for sustained pain reduction and improvement in quality of life in severe fibromyalgia
    Guillem Cuatrecasas
    Endocrinology Department Centro Médico Teknon and Clinica Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
    Pain 153:1382-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint High prevalence of growth hormone deficiency in severe fibromyalgia syndromes
    G Cuatrecasas
    Endocrinology Department, Centro Medico Teknon and C Sagrada Familia, Vilana 12, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4331-7. 2010
  4. pmc Growth hormone as concomitant treatment in severe fibromyalgia associated with low IGF-1 serum levels. A pilot study
    Guillem Cuatrecasas
    Servicio de Endocrinologia y Nutricion, Centro Medico Teknon, Vilana 12, E 08022 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:119. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgic syndromes: could growth hormone therapy be beneficial?
    Guillem Cuatrecasas
    Endocrinology Department, Centro Medico Teknon and C Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 6:529-33. 2009
    ..Despite the use of relatively high doses of GH in these patients, treatment is well tolerated. Several mechanisms of action for GH in fibromyalgia have been suggested, including both central and peripheral effects...
  2. doi request reprint Growth hormone treatment for sustained pain reduction and improvement in quality of life in severe fibromyalgia
    Guillem Cuatrecasas
    Endocrinology Department Centro Médico Teknon and Clinica Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
    Pain 153:1382-9. 2012
    ..05). In this largest and longest placebo-controlled trial performed in FM (NCT00933686), addition of GH to the standard treatment is effective in reducing pain, showing sustained action over time...
  3. doi request reprint High prevalence of growth hormone deficiency in severe fibromyalgia syndromes
    G Cuatrecasas
    Endocrinology Department, Centro Medico Teknon and C Sagrada Familia, Vilana 12, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4331-7. 2010
    ..Controversial data on GH axis disturbances have been published. Some preliminary trials have shown promising effects of GH therapy on tender points and quality of life in FM...
  4. pmc Growth hormone as concomitant treatment in severe fibromyalgia associated with low IGF-1 serum levels. A pilot study
    Guillem Cuatrecasas
    Servicio de Endocrinologia y Nutricion, Centro Medico Teknon, Vilana 12, E 08022 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:119. 2007
    ..We investigated the efficacy and safety of low dose GH as an adjunct to standard therapy in the treatment of severe, prolonged and well-treated fibromyalgia patients with low IGF-1 levels...