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ea0012p118 | Steroids to include Cushing's | SFE2006

Current practice regarding the diagnosis of Cushing’s disease: Survey at the European Congress of Endocrinology 2006

Llewellyn R , Martin NM , Meeran K

In ACTH-dependent CushingÂ’s syndrome, the high dose dexamethasone suppression test (HDDST) has been traditionally used to identify differentiate between pituitary-dependent CushingÂ’s disease and ectopic ACTH production. However, more recently, concerns regarding the diagnostic accuracy of the HDDST have led to many centres abandoning this test in preference to bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling (IPSS). We aimed to establish current consensus in the UK for the...