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Undetectable postoperative cortisol does not always predict long-term remission in Cushing's disease: a single centre audit.

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OBJECTIVE: An undetectable postoperative serum cortisol has been regarded as a definition of cure in Cushing's disease. However, we noted disease recurrence amongst patients with Cushing's disease despite undetectable postoperative cortisol levels, and this led us to audit our data. We have also previously assessed surgical outcome for acromegaly and microprolactinoma for a single surgeon. The aims of this study were two-fold: (i) to investigate the treatment and surgical outcome of patients ...

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Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
56
Issue:
1
Pages:
25-31
Publication date:
2002-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:55196c0b-3244-46ae-b4f5-b500d5d809cf
Source identifiers:
28879
Local pid:
pubs:28879

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