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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Adrenocorticotropic hormone-dependent Cushing's syndrome: sensitivity and specificity of inferior petrosal sinus sampling.
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.
Routine inferior petrosal sinus sampling in the differential diagnosis of adrenocorticotropin (ACTH)-dependent Cushing's syndrome: early recognition of the occult ectopic ACTH syndrome.

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