Patients with adrenal insufficiency (AI) require lifelong glucocorticoid (GC) replacement therapy. Cortisol measurement in saliva is increasingly being used: we assessed salivary cortisol rhythm in outpatients with AI, to provide new insights regarding the management of GC treatment.

Decrease in salivary cortisol levels after glucocorticoid dose reduction in patients with adrenal insufficiency: A prospective proof-of-concept study

Ceccato, Filippo;Barbot, Mattia;Lizzul, Laura;SELMIN, ELISA;Saller, Alois;Albiger, Nora;Betterle, Corrado;Boscaro, Marco;Scaroni, Carla
2017

Abstract

Patients with adrenal insufficiency (AI) require lifelong glucocorticoid (GC) replacement therapy. Cortisol measurement in saliva is increasingly being used: we assessed salivary cortisol rhythm in outpatients with AI, to provide new insights regarding the management of GC treatment.
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