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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

% diagnostic accuracy ( 1 ). Cushing’s disease (CD) accounts for about 90–95% of the cases when there is no obvious source of ACTH hypersecretion, and this distinction is essential to decide further therapeutic strategies ( 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 ). Sellar imaging

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Irfan Vardarli, Manuel Weber, Frank Weidemann, Dagmar Führer, Ken Herrmann, and Rainer Görges

identified in their last search for inclusion. A meta-analysis on this subject has not been published until now. Therefore, we performed this meta-analysis to elucidate the diagnostic accuracy of routine serum calcitonin measurement for detection of MTC in

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Olav Inge Håskjold, Henrik Stenestø Foshaug, Therese Benedikte Iversen, Helga Charlotte Kjøren, and Vegard Heimly Brun

emphasized in the diagnostic workup. This is true despite the fact that cytology has a diagnostic accuracy of only 70% ( 13 ). Some studies show, however, that in cases of uncertain cytology, US evaluation can help to decide when diagnostic surgery is

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Anastasia Ibba, Francesca Corrias, Chiara Guzzetti, Letizia Casula, Mariacarolina Salerno, Natascia di Iorgi, Gianluca Tornese, Giuseppa Patti, Giorgio Radetti, Mohamad Maghnie, Marco Cappa, and Sandro Loche

–Whitney U-test for normally distributed variables and for not-normally distributed variables, respectively. ROC analysis ( 23 ) was used to evaluate the optimal IGF1 SDS cut-off (best pair sensitivity and specificity values) and the diagnostic accuracy of

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Lei Hu, Xiao Liu, Chong Pei, Li Xie, and Nianan He

accuracy of the diagnosis of benign and malignant TNs, but the results are not completely identical when different RSSs are compared ( 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 ). This is because their diagnostic accuracy is influenced both by multiple versions and the

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Kristine Zøylner Swan, Steen Joop Bonnema, Marie Louise Jespersen, and Viveque Egsgaard Nielsen

(75%) were classified as Rago 1, while 26 (33%) of the malignant nodules (excluding miTC) belonged to the Rago 2–3 categories (chi 2 , P  = 0.15). The diagnostic accuracy of the Rago scale applied on our data is shown in Table 4 . Including only PTC

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Zhenzhen Wang, Xiangying Zhu, Xiaohui Yu, Haixia Guan, Lei Zhao, Yixia Zhang, Yuge Li, Liang Sang, Yuchen Han, Yushu Li, Zhongyan Shan, and Weiping Teng

χ 2 test. The diagnostic efficiency was expressed as the sensitivity, specificity and accuracy. Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves were constructed, and the areas under the curves (AUCs) were calculated. The predetermined level of

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Hyun-Ah Kim, Jihye Choi, Chan Sub Park, Min-Ki Seong, Sung-Eun Hong, Jae-Sung Kim, In-Chul Park, Jin Kyung Lee, Woo Chul Noh, and the ASTRRA trial investigators

-Müllerian hormone (pg/mL) ≥800 vs <800 2.853 1.011–8.046 0.048 Diagnostic accuracy of biomarkers for regaining vaginal bleeding Table 4 summarises the diagnostic ability of age, oestradiol, and AMH in predicting the recovery of ovarian

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Filippo Ceccato, Elisa Selmin, Giorgia Antonelli, Mattia Barbot, Andrea Daniele, Marco Boscaro, Mario Plebani, and Carla Scaroni

concentration of binding proteins minimally affects its diagnostic accuracy ( 12 , 13 ), also in the case of women consuming oral estrogens and suspected hypercortisolism ( 14 ). 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 (11β-HSD2) is strongly expressed in the

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Benedetta Zampetti, Erika Grossrubatscher, Paolo Dalino Ciaramella, Edoardo Boccardi, and Paola Loli

corticotrophs by the longstanding hypercortisolemia is crucial for the diagnostic accuracy of BIPSS, because it ensures that any ACTH measured is secreted by tumor tissue (pituitary or ectopic). Use of CRH As ACTH secretion is intermittent and blood