Guidelines stipulate first-line therapy for Cushing’s syndrome

The American Endocrine Society has issued new guidelines for the best treatment of Cushing’s syndrome.

The recommendations published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism say surgical resection of the causal tumour should be first-line treatment.

The transsphenoidal selective adenomectomy should be carried out by an experienced pituitary surgeon. Endocrinologists should