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ea0034oc6.1 | Clinical | SFEBES2014

Adverse outcome in glucocorticoid induced adrenal suppression; an analysis of short synacthen tests in 2782 patients

Chapman Matthew , Argese Nicola , Mani Dhanasekaran , Dabhi Vijay , Boot Christopher , Crowley Rachel , Stewart Paul , Tomlinson Jeremy

2┬ľ3% of the UK population are prescribed glucocorticoid (GC) therapy and their adverse effects contribute to a significant health burden. Suppression of endogenous GC secretion is a recognized complication of therapy, but the magnitude of the problem, together with its clinical consequences have not been determined. We conducted a retrospective study across all specialties in a large secondary┬ľtertiary care center identifying 2782 patients who underwent 3666 250 &#95...