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ea0081rc2.3 | Rapid Communications 2: Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology 1 | ECE2022

Diagnostic accuracy of basal cortisol level to predict secondary adrenal insufficiency in patients with pituitary disease

Mathieson Campbell , Ali Rashid Razan , Boot Christopher S , James Andy , Mamoojee Yaasir

Objective: The 250 µg short Synacthen stimulation test (SST) is the most commonly used dynamic assessment to diagnose adrenal insufficiency (AI). There are challenges to the use of the SST in routine clinical practice, including staff and resource limitation in the current COVID-19 pandemic and Synacthen cost. We aimed to investigate the value of basal cortisol level for predicting AI in our selected cohort of patients at risk of secondary adrenal insufficiency from pitui...