Pituitary-dependent Cushing's disease

Known as: cushings's disease, Pituitary-Dependant Hypercortisolisms, cush disease 
A condition in which there is too much cortisol (a hormone made by the outer layer of the adrenal gland) in the body. In Cushing disease, this… (More)
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1936-2017
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Cushing's disease is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Pasireotide, a potential therapy, has a unique… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT There is currently no medical therapy for Cushing's disease that targets the pituitary adenoma. Availability of such a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The main purpose was to assess the incidence and late outcome of Cushing's syndrome, particularly in Cushing's disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Central obesity results in a cluster of metabolic abnormalities contributing to premature death. Glucocorticoids… (More)
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1997
1997
We investigated the episodicity of 24-h ACTH and cortisol secretory profiles in 16 patients with Cushing's disease and 25 healthy… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
An endoscope was used in transsphenoidal surgery and eventually replaced the operating microscope as the tool for visualization… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Although transphenoidal pituitary microsurgery has become the treatment of choice in Cushing's disease, other procedures, such as… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND Measurement of adrenocorticotropin levels in plasma from the inferior petrosal sinuses of patients with Cushing's… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE To analyse the clinical and biochemical effects of metyrapone in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome. DESIGN An… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
The development of a radioimmunoassay for somatomedin-C has for the first time made it possible to discriminate between serum… (More)
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