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ea0041ep911 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2016

Serum cortisol in the early post operative period after transphenoidal surgery to predict adrenal insufficiency

Gonzalez-Molero Inmaculada , Gonzalo-Marin Monserrat , Selfa Silvia Maraver , Garcia Laura Gonzalez , Naghib Rida , Romero Stella Gonzalez , Arnes Juan Garcia , Arraez Miguel Angel , Tinahones Francisco

Adrenal insufficiency is a common complication of transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) for pituitary adenoma. It is very important to identify patients requiring glucocorticoid replacement, minimising risks of adrenal insufficiency.Aim: To assess the performance of early (3° day) post-TSS 08:00 a.m. cortisol measurement to detect and exclude secondary adrenal insufficiency.Methods: We selected patients undergoing TSS in our hospital ...