C.R. Ward

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BACKGROUND Maximal aldosterone secretion in healthy dogs occurs 30 minutes postadrenocorticotropin (ACTH; 5 μg/kg IV) stimulation. The effect of trilostane and mitotane on aldosterone at that time is unknown. OBJECTIVES To assess the effect of trilostane and mitotane in dogs with pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism on aldosterone secretory reserve.(More)
BACKGROUND Lowering the cosyntropin dose needed for ACTH stimulation would make the test more economical. OBJECTIVES To compare the cortisol response to 1 and 5 μg/kg cosyntropin IV in dogs being screened for hyperadrenocorticism (HAC) and in dogs receiving trilostane or mitotane for pituitary-dependent HAC. ANIMALS Healthy dogs (n = 10); client-owned(More)
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