inferior petrosal sinus sampling


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inferior petrosal sinus sampling

Endocrinology A test used to localize the source of excess ACTH production, based on the drainage routes of pituitary–hypophysis venous blood, which flows first into the cavernous sinuses and then into the inferior petrosal veins
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Pitfalls in the use of inferior petrosal sinus sampling for the differantial diagnosis of ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome.
The role of desmopressin in bilateral and simultaneus inferior petrosal sinus sampling for differential diagnosis of ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome.
Diagnostic errors after inferior petrosal sinus sampling.

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