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ea0078p6 | Adrenal | BSPED2021

Diagnostic utility of cortisol responses to assess adrenal insufficiency using the GST – pilot study and literature review

Firth Anna , Natarajan Anuja

Background: The glucagon stimulation test (GST) involves administering an injection of glucagon and monitoring respondent levels of cortisol, growth hormone and glucose in the blood. The levels recorded are compared to current standard recommendations in order to offer a suggestion into growth hormone or cortisol deficiency. Many children who underwent the GST to investigate growth hormone deficiency (GHD) or prior to transfer to adult endocrine clinic failed to reach the adeq...