Hyperaldosteronism

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Hyperaldosteronism

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hyperaldosteronism" returned 98 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Increased dietary sodium is related to severity of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with resistant hypertension and hyperaldosteronism.
 

Author(s): Eduardo Pimenta, Michael Stowasser, Richard D Gordon, Susan M Harding, Michel Batlouni, Bin Zhang, Suzanne Oparil, David A Calhoun

Journal: Chest. 2013 Apr;143(4):978-83.

 

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a strong and independent risk factor for the development of hypertension, particularly resistant hypertension, and cardiovascular diseases. Patients with resistant hypertension have a high prevalence of OSA in association with elevated aldosterone ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2013

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Primary hyperaldosteronism: challenges in subtype classification.
 

Author(s): Brian T Layden, Allison J Hahr, Dina M Elaraj

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Primary hyperaldosteronism (PA) is a serious and potentially debilitating disease. Detailed guidelines have been written to guide endocrinologists in establishing the diagnosis of PA as well as in subtype classification of PA. The objective of this case report is to present a case ...

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2012

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Adrenal histologic findings show no difference in clinical presentation and outcome in primary hyperaldosteronism.
 

Author(s): Allison B Weisbrod, Richard C Webb, Aarti Mathur, Stephanie Barak, Smita Baid Abraham, Naris Nilubol, Martha Quezado, Constantine A Stratakis, Electron Kebebew

Journal: Ann. Surg. Oncol.. 2013 Mar;20(3):753-8.

 

Primary hyperaldosteronism is most commonly due to a solitary cortical adenoma. Thus, some surgeons have suggested a subtotal adrenalectomy is a reasonable approach when a mass can be identified. On the other hand, adrenal vein sampling (AVS) is being used more frequently to distinguish ...

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2013

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The terms "Hyperaldosteronism" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mutations in KCNJ5 gene cause hyperaldosteronism.
 

Author(s): Maria-Christina Zennaro, Xavier Jeunemaitre

Journal: Circ. Res.. 2011 Jun;108(12):1417-8.

 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2011

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Hyperaldosteronism: recent concepts, diagnosis, and management.
 

Author(s): R Foo, K M O'Shaughnessy, M J Brown

Journal: Postgrad Med J. 2001 Oct;77(912):639-44.

 

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2001

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The hypertensive patient with hypokalaemia: the search for hyperaldosteronism.
 

Author(s): F J Frey

Journal: Nephrol. Dial. Transplant.. 2001 Jun;16(6):1112-6.

 

Last Updated: 6 Jun 2001

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Primary Aldosteronism in General Practice: Organ Damage, Epidemiology and Treatment
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Aldosteronism; Primary Hyperaldosteronism

 

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2013

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Diagnostic Properties of Aldosterone-Renin Ratio in Primary Aldosteronism Among Hypertensives.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hyperaldosteronism; Hypertension

 

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2007

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11C-Metomidate PET Versus Adrenal Vein Sampling in Primary Aldosteronism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Hyperaldosteronism

 

Last Updated: 28 Mar 2012

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