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Aneta Gawlik, Michael Shmoish, Michaela F Hartmann, Stefan A Wudy, Zbigniew Olczak, Katarzyna Gruszczynska, and Ze’ev Hochberg

previously described ( 11 ). Morning fasting venous blood samples were collected to measure lipids, glucose (GLU), insulin (INS), TSH, fT4, cortisol and aminotransferases. Plasma total cholesterol (T Chol), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-Chol) and

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Efstratios Kardalas, Stavroula A Paschou, Panagiotis Anagnostis, Giovanna Muscogiuri, Gerasimos Siasos, and Andromachi Vryonidou

and hypokalemia include 11-beta hydroxylase and 17-alpha hydroxylase deficiency, which are characterized by increased production of cortisol and aldosterone precursors due to chronic stimulation of the adrenal cortex by ACTH ( 42 ). In 11-beta

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Kush Dev Singh Jarial, Anil Bhansali, Vivek Gupta, Paramjeet Singh, Kanchan K Mukherjee, Akhilesh Sharma, Rakesh K Vashishtha, Suja P Sukumar, Naresh Sachdeva, and Rama Walia

signs, ACTH-dependent hypercortisolemia, non-suppressible cortisol dynamics, sellar imaging either normal or showing pituitary microadenoma and adenoma or carcinoid on histopathology following trans-sphenoidal or appropriate surgery. Twenty

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Lang Qin, Xiaoming Zhu, Xiaoxia Liu, Meifang Zeng, Ran Tao, Yan Zhuang, Yiting Zhou, Zhaoyun Zhang, Yehong Yang, Yiming Li, Yongfei Wang, and Hongying Ye

part to a state of mineralocorticoid excess as well as effects of cortisol on the peripheral vasculature. Exposure to excess cortisol can lead to increased cardiac output and increased peripheral and renovascular resistance ( 2 ). Chronic hypertension

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Shruti Khare, Anurag R Lila, Hiren Patt, Chaitanya Yerawar, Manjunath Goroshi, Tushar Bandgar, and Nalini S Shah

amounts of two antibodies. Macroprolactin was analysed if clinically indicated. Pituitary hormonal deficiencies were defined as follows: hypocortisolism was defined as 0800 h serum cortisol <137.5 nmol/l (5 μg/dl) while the 0800 h serum cortisol levels

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Masatada Watanabe, Shuji Ohno, and Hiroshi Wachi

relationship between atopic dermatitis and stress in human skin tissue. Recent studies also suggest a relationship between stress and atopic dermatitis. In an investigation of the stress response, which was determined by the measurement of salivary cortisol

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Ruth Percik, Sherwin Criseno, Safwaan Adam, Kate Young, and Daniel L Morganstein

steroids have been used, then standard approaches to weaning should be followed, but if after a prolonged period there has been no recovery of endogenous cortisol production, then the possibility of co-existent ACTH deficiency should be considered. Hence

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Sarah J Hall, Brad Aisbett, Samuel J Robertson, Sally A Ferguson, and Anne I Turner

-assay coefficient of variation was 10.1% at 40.7 U/mL, 10.9% at 134.5 U/mL and 6.3% at 112.0 U/mL. Saliva samples were also analysed for cortisol concentrations, which will be published elsewhere (SJ Hall, AI Turner, SA Ferguson, SJ Robertson & B Aisbett

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Marko Stojanovic, Zida Wu, Craig E Stiles, Dragana Miljic, Ivan Soldatovic, Sandra Pekic, Mirjana Doknic, Milan Petakov, Vera Popovic, Christian Strasburger, and Márta Korbonits

.v. cannula at 0, 30, 60, 90 and 120 min for serum analysis of GH, PRL, cortisol and AIP. Tests were initiated at 8:00 h in a supine position after overnight rest and fasting. OGTT was performed after excluding contraindications (diabetes mellitus) by

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Salem A Beshyah, Khawla F Ali, and Hussein F Saadi

of cortisol ( 8 , 11 ). According to the latest 2016 Endocrine Society guidelines, oral hydrocortisone is recommended to be administered in twice or thrice daily regimens, with the largest dose administered upon awakening, followed by a second dose