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ea0037ep771 | Pituitary: clinical | ECE2015

Association of hormonal changes with disease severity and mortality rate in critically ill patients

Cuhaci Neslihan , Ogmen Berna , Doger Cihan , Polat Burcak , Izdes Seval , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Endocrinological and metabolic changes can occur in critically ill patients, which may affect the prognosis and outcome. The hypothalamic–anterior–pituitary axis (HPA) plays a crucial role in the endocrine regulation of metabolic and immunological homeostasis. In this prospective study, we evaluated the pituitary–adrenal–gonadal–thyroid axis in the adult Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients,their outcome, the association between these hormo...