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ea0012p58 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | SFE2006

Conn’s syndrome: should all patients undergo adrenal vein sampling?

Lau JHG , Reznek RH , Matson M , Berney D , Carpenter R , Chew SL , Grossman AB , Jenkins P , Metcalfe KA , Monson JP , Drake WM

Differentiating aldosterone-producing adenomas (APA) from bilateral adrenal hyperplasia (BAH) as a cause of Conn’s syndrome (CS) is crucial for appropriate management. We have prospectively evaluated the relative contributions of PST, adrenal imaging by Computed Tomography (CT) and AVS in the differential diagnosis of CS.We investigated 25 consecutive patients with CS referred to our unit with an identical protocol. Every patient underwent PST, CT a...