Innovations in Evaluation and Management of Adrenal Diseases
This online enduring material is a reproduction of the live session that was held at the 2017 AACE Annual Meeting in Austin, TX.
All physicians and allied health professionals interested in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of endocrine-related diseases.
- Review the regulation of hypothalamic‐pituitary‐adrenal axis in critically ill patients
- Review the concept of relative adrenal insufficiency in critically ill patients
- Discuss the algorithm for evaluation of adrenal function in critically ill patients
- Interpret the results of petrosal sinus sampling
- Individualize the choice of screening tests for Cushing’s syndrome
- Formulate a strategy to localize an ectopic ACTH‐producing tumor
- Become familiar with the work‐up of adrenal nodules
- Understand general principles of the management of adrenocortical carcinoma
- Understand the role of genetics in the pathobiology of adrenal cancer
Richard Nesto, MD
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Date of Original Release: Friday, May 5, 2017
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