2-test Combo Reaches 100% Diagnostic Accuracy

2-test Combo Reaches 100% Diagnostic Accuracy

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2-test Combo Reaches 100% Diagnostic Accuracy

A combination of two easily performed tests reached 100% accuracy for diagnosing Cushing’s disease in people with an initial negative result from an MRI scan, or who had a a small tumor in their brain’s pituitary gland, a study reports. The study, “Indication to dynamic and invasive testing in Cushing’s disease according to different neuroradiological findings,” was published in The Journal of Endocrinological Investigation. Excessive production of cortisol, a steroid hormone, is the hallmark of Cushing’s…

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