Example sentences for: acth

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  • The aim of this study was to assess basal cortisol concentrations and the cortisol response to ACTH stimulation as well as their prognostic importance, and also to determine the effects of the physiological-dose steroid therapy on mortality in patients with sepsis.

  • A comparison of mortality rates for basal cortisol and cortisol responses to ACTH in both groups is shown in Figure 1. The median time to death was 5 days (95% CI 2.55-8.

  • Because RU486 is a GR antagonist, it is known that administration can cause increased pituitary ACTH production [ 41 ] . RU486 exposure increased pituitary ACTH levels in both the Lifr +/+ and -/- animals, as judged by the apparent increase in labeling density through immunohistochemistry.

  • Basal POMC is reduced, but inducible upon stress [ 16 ] . Thus, an obligatory function of LIF may be in the processing of POMC to ACTH during acute stress.

  • Normal adrenal function was defined as a plasma cortisol level (before or at 30 or 60 minutes after the injection of ACTH) above 20 μg/dl.


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