Metanephrine

Known as: Metanephrines, 4-Hydroxy-3-Methoxy-Alpha-((Methylamino)Methyl)-Benzenemethanol, Metanephrine [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A product of the O-methylation of epinephrine by catechol O-methyltransferase, which has no physiologic activity. Increased levels of free… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Pheochromocytomas are rare catecholamine-producing tumors derived in more than 30% of cases from mutations in 9 tumor… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
This article provides an update about catecholamine metabolism, with emphasis on correcting common misconceptions relevant to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We compared the diagnostic efficacy of fractionated plasma metanephrine measurements to measurements of 24-h urinary total… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Heart failure is associated with Cheyne-Stokes breathing, which fragments patients' sleep. Correction of respiratory disturbance… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Diagnosis of pheochromocytoma depends on biochemical evidence of catecholamine production by the tumor. However, the best… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Recently, measurement of plasma metanephrines was suggested to improve the detection of pheochromocytoma compared with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The detection of pheochromocytomas in patients at risk for these tumors, such as patients with von Hippel-Lindau… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
This study examined whether the high sensitivity of plasma free metanephrines for diagnosis of pheochromocytoma may result from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
IN RESPONSE: Dr. Elijovich suggests that the negative predictive value of 100% for plasma free metanephrines used in our study… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Metanephrines are O-methylated metabolites of catecholamines. We report the use of liquid chromatography with electrochemical… (More)
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