Title : The insulin hypoglycaemia and overnight metyrapone tests in the assessment of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis following pituitary surgery.

Pub. Date : 2000 Sep

PMID : 10971447






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1 CONCLUSIONS: The overnight metyrapone test identified more patients with possible ACTH deficiency than the insulin hypoglycaemia test. Metyrapone proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens
2 Further follow-up of these patients is required before a final judgement can be made as to whether more subtle but clinically relevant ACTH deficiency can be detected by the metyrapone test. Metyrapone proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens