Comparison of plasma metanephrines measured by a commercial immunoassay and urinary catecholamines in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma

Trine T Christensen, Jan Frystyk, Per L Poulsen

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Abstract

The diagnosis of pheochromocytomas requires consideration among patients suffering from hypertension, unexplained spells, incidental adrenal masses, or a family history of pheochromocytoma. Accordingly, the diagnosis requires a biochemical test with high sensitivity and specificity.
Original languageEnglish
JournalScandinavian Journal of Clinical & Laboratory Investigation
Volume71
Pages (from-to)695-700
Number of pages6
ISSN0036-5513
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

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