Adrenocorticotropic hormone measurement

Known as: Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, ACTH, acth testing 
The determination of the amount of adrenocorticotropic hormone present in a sample.
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVE Inflammation may have a major role in the pathogenesis and prognosis of critical illness. Hyperglycemia increases… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) has been associated with decreased cortisol secretion. Patients with posttraumatic stress… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND There has been recent controversy as to the effectiveness of conventional pituitary irradiation in reducing… (More)
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2004
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2004
The objective of this study was to evaluate and compare the basal circadian and pulsatile architecture of the HPA axis in groups… (More)
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1999
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1999
OBJECTIVE Results from animal and human studies suggest that disregulations of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis are… (More)
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1999
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1999
We compared the effects of single doses of etomidate and thiopentone on adrenocortical function in a randomised controlled… (More)
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1999
1999
Adolescent girls with a history of precocious pubarche (PP) are known to be at increased risk for ovarian hyperandrogenism, an… (More)
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1998
1998
To study the hormonal perturbations in FMS patients we injected sixteen FMS patients and seventeen controls a cocktail of the… (More)
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1993
1993
OBJECTIVES We compared the responses of the stress hormones, cortisol, ACTH, vasopressin (AVP), corticotrophin releasing hormone… (More)
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1990
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1990
To investigate the adrenostatic potential of a nonhypnotic low dose etomidate infusion, we administered 0.03 mg/kg etomidate in a… (More)
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