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Recommendations for the diagnosis and management of corticosteroid insufficiency in critically ill adult patients: Consensus statements from an international task force by the American College of…
Objective:To develop consensus statements for the diagnosis and management of corticosteroid insufficiency in critically ill adult patients. Participants:A multidisciplinary, multispecialty task… Expand
Management of adrenal incidentalomas: European Society of Endocrinology Clinical Practice Guideline in collaboration with the European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors.
: By definition, an adrenal incidentaloma is an asymptomatic adrenal mass detected on imaging not performed for suspected adrenal disease. In most cases, adrenal incidentalomas are nonfunctioning… Expand
High Incidence of Neuroendocrine Dysfunction in Long-Term Survivors of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Background and Purpose— To investigate the incidence, pattern, and magnitude of neuroendocrine changes in long-term survivors of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Methods— Thirty patients (16… Expand
TREATMENT OF GROWTH-HORMONE DEFICIENCY WITH GROWTH-HORMONE-RELEASING HORMONE
18 prepubertal growth-hormone (GH)-deficient children were treated with twice-daily subcutaneous injections of a growth-hormone-releasing hormone analogue, GHRH (1-29) NH2. In 12 of the children the… Expand
The European Registry on Cushing's syndrome: 2-year experience. Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics.
OBJECTIVE The European Registry on Cushing's syndrome (ERCUSYN) is designed to collect prospective and follow-up data at EU level on Cushing's syndrome (CS). DESIGN AND METHODS Baseline data on 481… Expand
Mortality in Cushing's syndrome: systematic analysis of a large series with prolonged follow-up.
- G. Ntali, A. Asimakopoulou, +7 authors N. Karavitaki
- European journal of endocrinology
- 1 November 2013
OBJECTIVE In this study, we aim to assess the long-term survival and causes of death in a retrospective cohort study on patients with all aetiologies of endogenous Cushing's syndrome (CS) (except… Expand
Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunction in critically ill patients with traumatic brain injury: Incidence, pathophysiology, and relationship to vasopressor dependence and peripheral…
ObjectiveTo investigate hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function in patients requiring mechanical ventilation for traumatic brain injury and to assess the relation of… Expand
Endocrine abnormalities in critical care patients with moderate-to-severe head trauma: incidence, pattern and predisposing factors
ObjectiveTo investigate the incidence and type of endocrine abnormalities in critical care patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to examine their relationships to possible predisposing… Expand
Megavoltage pituitary irradiation lowers but seldom leads to safe GH levels in acromegaly: a long-term follow-up study.
- N. Thalassinos, S. Tsagarakis, G. Ioannides, I. Tzavara, C. Papavasiliou
- European journal of endocrinology
- 1 February 1998
Radiotherapy (RT) has long been used in the treatment of acromegaly, but confusion regarding the definition of biochemical cure has hampered interpretation of previous reports on the outcome of this… Expand
The low-dose corticotropin stimulation test in acute traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury: incidence of hypo-responsiveness and relationship to outcome
ObjectiveTo investigate adrenal responses to the low-dose corticotropin (ACTH) stimulation test in acute traumatic or non-traumatic brain injury (BI) and to assess its value in predicting… Expand