Pheochromocytoma: recommendations for clinical practice from the First International Symposium

  title={Pheochromocytoma: recommendations for clinical practice from the First International Symposium},
  author={K. Pacak and G. Eisenhofer and H. Ahlman and S. Bornstein and A. Gimenez-Roqueplo and A. Grossman and Noriko Kimura and M. Mannelli and A. Mcnicol and A. Tischler},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology &Metabolism},
  • K. Pacak, G. Eisenhofer, +7 authors A. Tischler
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology &Metabolism
  • The First International Symposium on Pheochromocytoma, held in October 2005, included discussions about developments concerning these rare catecholamine-producing tumors. Recommendations were made during the symposium for biochemical diagnosis, localization, genetics, and treatment. Measurement of plasma or urinary fractionated metanephrines, the most accurate screening approach, was recommended as the first-line test for diagnosis; reference intervals should favor sensitivity over specificity… CONTINUE READING
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