Petrosal Sinus Sampling

Blodprov från sinus petrosus

Engelsk definition

Sampling of blood levels of the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) by withdrawal of blood from the inferior petrosal sinus. The inferior petrosal sinus arises from the cavernous sinus and runs to the internal jugular vein. Sampling of blood at this level is a valuable tool in the differential diagnosis of Cushing disease, Cushing syndrome, and other adrenocortical diseases.

Svenska synonymer

Sinus petrosus, blodprov

Engelska synonymer

Petrosal Sinus Samplings Sampling, Petrosal Sinus Samplings, Petrosal Sinus Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling BSIPSS Bilateral Synchronous Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling