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ea0049ep997 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2017

Localization of the catheters during Bilateral sampling of the inferior petrosal sinuses can impact diagnostic power?

Chiloiro Sabrina , Pedicelli Alessandro , Valente Iacopo , Tartaglione Tommaso , Bianchi Antonio , Giampietro Antonella , Bima Chiara , Lauretti Liverana , Anile Carmelo , Pontecorvi Alfredo , De Marinis Laura

Introduction: Bilateral sampling of the inferior petrosal sinuses (IPSS) is considerate actually the best diagnostic test for Cushing.Patients and methods: We retrospectively reviewed our series of patients undergone IPSS for Cushing disease and we compared the difference between central and peripheral ACTH gradient in basal condition and after CRH stimulation in cases of localization of the tip of the catheters inside the inferior petrosal sinus or at t...