Patients with apparently nonfunctioning adrenal incidentalomas may be at increased cardiovascular risk due to excessive cortisol secretion.

Abstract

CONTEXT Although adrenal incidentalomas (AIs) are associated with a high prevalence of cardiovascular risk (CVR) factors, it is not clear whether patients with nonfunctioning AI (NFAI) have increased CVR. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to investigate CVR in patients with NFAI. DESIGN AND SETTING This case-control study was performed in a tertiary general… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2013-4064

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