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ea0056gp26 | Adrenal clinical | ECE2018

Segmental adrenal venous sampling may give a key to solution about the debate of cosyntropin stimulation or not

Satoh Fumitoshi , Tezuka Yuta , Morimoto Ryo , Omata Kei , Ono Yoshikiyo , Igarashi Yasuhiro , Kudo Masataka , Takase Kei , Ito Sadayoshi

Background: Adrenal venous sampling (AVS) is critical to differentiate unilateral primary aldosteronism (PA) subtype. However, there are large discrepancies between institutions in the diagnostic criteria of AVS. Especially, the most major debate is in whether cosyntropin stimulation should be used for localization diagnosis or not. Segmental AVS (S-AVS) is a refinement of central AVS (C-AVS) in which samples are taken from the tributaries of the central adrenal veins allowing...