The role of adrenal scintigraphy in the diagnosis of subclinical Cushing's syndrome and the prediction of post-surgical hypoadrenalism

Alfredo Pontecorvi, Rocco Domenico Alfonso Bellantone, Salvatore Maria Corsello, Maria Pia Ricciato, Vito Di Donna, Germano Perotti

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Abstract

Management of subclinical Cushing's syndrome (SCS) remains controversial; it is not possible to predict which patients would benefit from adrenalectomy. In the present study we aimed to evaluate the role of adrenocortical scintigraphy (ACS) in the management of patients with SCS.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1328-1335
Numero di pagine8
RivistaWorld Journal of Surgery
Volume38
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2014

Keywords

  • 19-Iodocholesterol
  • Adrenal Gland Neoplasms
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Cohort Studies
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Assessment
  • Role
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Sex Factors
  • Treatment Outcome

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