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The Effect of Exogenous Glucocorticoids on Plasma Catecholamines and Metanephrines in Patients Without Phaeochromocytomas

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The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of steroid administration under standardised conditions in a range of patients both normal and with adrenal pathologies and to review the impact on plasma catecholamines and metanephrines. Corticosteroid administration has been linked to the development of hypertensive crises in patients with phaeochromocytoma, however a mechanism for this is not fully understood. We aimed to add useful information about the effect of steroids on levels of thes...

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10.1055/s-0030-1270520

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Journal:
Hormone and Metabolic Research More from this journal
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EISSN:
1439-4286
ISSN:
0018-5043
Pubs id:
pubs:138777
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uuid:a765c4fb-4293-4378-a0c6-b8794f6777ef
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pubs:138777
Source identifiers:
138777
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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