ea0038p325 | Pituitary | SFEBES2015
Tan Horng Kai
, Twine Gina
, Flanagan Daniel
Introduction: Insulin stress test (IST) has long been the gold standard for testing the hypothalamus-pituitaryadrenal (HPA) axis. There are concerns about the safety of IST as hypoglycaemia can give rise to various symptoms including seizure and coma although this is rarely seen in clinical practice. Hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemic clamp is a common research procedure used to induce hypoglycaemia in a step-wise fashion to study the effect of hypoglycaemia.<p class="a...