TABLE 2

Hepatic cortisol production after oral administration of cortisone calculated using the Steele equation

Time after oral cortisone (min)Rate of cortisol production (nmol/min)
0 (steady state)45*
5218
15800
25966
351037
45949
  • *

    * From steady-state Eq. 3; the other rates of cortisol production are using mean data for all subjects in Eq. 6.