Hyperaldosteronism

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Hyperaldosteronism

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hyperaldosteronism" returned 101 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Primary hyperaldosteronism by unilateral adrenal hyperplasia: a report of two cases].
 

Author(s): Aldo Ferreira-Hermosillo, Alex Francisco Hernández-Martínez, Irma Hernández-García, Mario Molina-Ayala

Journal: Gac Med Mex. ;149(6):668-72.

 

Primary aldosteronism (PA) is actually the main cause of adrenal-endocrine hypertension. This syndrome is characterized by hypertension, hypokalemia, suppressed plasma renin activity, and increased aldosterone excretion. The most common causes of this syndrome are bilateral idiopathic ...

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2013

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Adrenocortical carcinoma initially presenting with hypokalemia and hypertension mimicking hyperaldosteronism: a case report.
 

Author(s): Chun-Jui Huang, Ti-Hao Wang, Yuan-Hao Lo, Kuan-Ting Hou, Justin Ging-Shing Won, Tjin-Shing Jap, Chin-Sung Kuo

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Adrenocortical carcinoma is a rare malignancy and rare cause of Cushing's syndrome.

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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a Novel Y152C KCNJ5 mutation responsible for familial hyperaldosteronism type III.
 

Author(s): Silvia Monticone, Namita G Hattangady, David Penton, Carlos M Isales, Michael A Edwards, Tracy A Williams, Christina Sterner, Richard Warth, Paolo Mulatero, William E Rainey

Journal: J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.. 2013 Nov;98(11):E1861-5.

 

Primary aldosteronism is a heterogeneous group of disorders comprising both sporadic and familial forms. Mutations in the KCNJ5 gene, which encodes the inward rectifier K(+) channel 4 (G protein-activated inward rectifier K(+) channel 4, Kir3.4), cause familial hyperaldosteronism ...

Last Updated: 6 Nov 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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