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Clinical features of adrenocortical carcinoma: prognostic factors, and the effect of mitotane therapy.
Thomas M, Hornsby PJ, "Transplantation of Primary Bovine Adrenocortical Cells into SCID Mice", Mol.
Primary adrenocortical carcinoma: CT evaluation with clinical correlation.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Adrenocortical Carcinoma (Adrenal Cortex Cancer).
16) Feminizing ACCs are rare and constitute only 1% to 2% of all adrenocortical malignancies.
Effects of heavy metals on corticosteroid production in cultured rat adrenocortical cells.
Oncocytic adrenocortical neoplasms: a report of seven cases and review of the literature.
Adrenocortical function: an indicator of severity of disease and survival in chronic critically ill patients.
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Researchers are hopeful that a clinical trial of a new drug will help patients of adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), a rare but aggressive cancer that hits the adrenal glands.
The topics include adrenocortical dysfunction, the adrenals in oncology, imaging adrenal dysfunction, the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the adrenal glands, single proton imaging, positron emission tomography (PET), and evolving functional and advanced image analysis techniques for characterizing adrenal lesions.
A series of adipokine-triggered enzymes activate angiotensin II release and boost the sensitivity of adrenocortical cells, triggering aldosterone secretion and producing the mild hyperaldosteronism state, he explained (Int.
Interestingly, of these 13 patients who were hypocortisolic, only six had symptoms and signs of adrenocortical insufficiency and all these 6 patients had a 0800 h serum cortisol of [less than or equal to] 100nmol/l ([less than or equal to] 3.
The sum of the latter 3 major urinary glucocorticoid metabolites (GC3), which reflects adrenocortical glucocorticoid secretion, was determined to adjust for the adrenal gland's secretory activity.
Individual risk versus immediate reproductive success: a basis for latitudinal differences in the adrenocortical response to stress in Yellow Warblers (Dendroica petechia).
Yamamoto et al (6) reported that a diabetic patient had primary aldosteronism due to bilateral functioning adrenocortical adenomas.