Bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling

Amy R. Deipolyi, Joshua A. Hirsch, Rahmi Oklu

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Abstract

Bilateral inferior petrosal sinus sampling, the gold standard assay in diagnosing pituitary secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone in Cushing disease, is highly accurate and safe when performed by experienced interventionalists. We review the anatomic and technical considerations essential for safe and reliable practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)215-218
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of NeuroInterventional Surgery
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2012
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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