Evidence base: Cushing's syndrome

A summary of the evidence behind the diagnosis and management of Cushing's syndrome

Stretch marks caused by Cushing's syndrome (Photograph: SPL)
Stretch marks caused by Cushing's syndrome (Photograph: SPL)

Clinical trials

  • Valassi E, Santos A, Yaneva M et al; ERCUSYN Study Group. The European Registry on Cushing's syndrome: 2-year experience. Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics. Eur J Endocrinol 2011; 165(3): 383-92.
  • Clayton RN, Raskauskiene D, Reulen RC et al. Mortality and morbidity in Cushing's disease over 50 years in Stoke-on-Trent, UK: audit and meta-analysis of literature. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2011; 96(3): 632-42.
    Page 163: ABLE 4. Summary of all studies reporting mortality in CD.
  • Guignat L, Bertherat J. The diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome: an Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline: commentary from a European perspective. Eur J Endocrinol 2010; 163(1): 9-13.
    Page 163: Table 1. Diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome: who should be investigated?
    Page 164: Table 2. How to investigate for Cushing's syndrome.

Guidelines

  • Nieman LK, Biller BM, Findling JW et al. The diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome: an Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008; 93(5): 1526-40.
    Page 1,528: Table 1. Overlapping conditions and clinical features of Cushing's syndrome.
    Page 1,531: Figure 1. Algorithm for testing patients suspected of having Cushing's syndrome.
  • Biller BM, Grossman AB, Stewart PM et al. Treatment of adrenocorticotropin-dependent Cushing's syndrome: a consensus statement. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008; 93(7): 2454-62.
    Page 2,455: Criteria for Cure and Remission of ACTH-Dependent Cushing's Syndrome.
  •  By Dr Krystallenia Alexandraki, consultant endocrinologist, Barts and The London NHS Trust, and Professor Ashley Grossman, professor of endocrinology, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism.

 

 

 

 

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register

Already registered?

Sign in

Follow Us:

Just published

UK COVID-19 vaccination programme tracker

UK COVID-19 vaccination programme tracker

GPs across the UK are playing a leading role in the largest-ever NHS vaccination...

150,000 more people with learning disabilities prioritised for COVID-19 vaccine

150,000 more people with learning disabilities prioritised for COVID-19 vaccine

Around 150,000 more people will be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination after the...

Dilemma: What should I do if a practice staff member refuses the COVID-19 vaccine?

Dilemma: What should I do if a practice staff member refuses the COVID-19 vaccine?

Dr Peter Mackenzie and Ceylan Simsek from Medical Protection offer some guidance...

GP sites could deliver 100m COVID-19 jabs in 2021 under government vaccine plan

GP sites could deliver 100m COVID-19 jabs in 2021 under government vaccine plan

GP-led sites could deliver more than 100m doses of COVID-19 vaccine this year under...

GP practices trialling HPV home testing could trigger national cervical screening overhaul

GP practices trialling HPV home testing could trigger national cervical screening overhaul

Female patients from 166 GP practices in London will be offered HPV home testing...

Updated COVID-19 enhanced service offers extra funding to vaccinate hard to reach groups

Updated COVID-19 enhanced service offers extra funding to vaccinate hard to reach groups

GP practices could be offered 'additional discretionary payments' to boost vaccine...