What is Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling (IPSS)?

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Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling is used to sample ACTH levels in the veins draining the pituitary gland. The level of ACTH from these veins is compared to the level of ACTH in peripheral veins to determine if a pituitary tumor is causing ACTH dependent Cushing Syndrome.

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