Primary aldosteronism

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Primary aldosteronism

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Primary aldosteronism" returned 215 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Twenty-four-hour urinary aldosterone predicts inappropriate left ventricular mass index in patients with primary aldosteronism.
 

Author(s): Chi-Sheng Hung, Yi-Lwun Ho, Yi-Yao Chang, Vin-Cent Wu, Xue-Ming Wu, Jen-Kuang Lee, Shih-Chieh Chueh, Yen-Hung Lin, Yuan-Shian Changh, Shao-Yu Yang, Ya-Hui Hu, Ming-Jai Sui, Ming-Fong Chen, Kwan-Dun Wu

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Primary aldosteronism (PA) is associated with inappropriate left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in relation to a given gender and body size. There is no ideal parameter to predict the presence of LVH or inappropriate LVH in patients with PA. We investigate the performance of 24-hour ...

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2014

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A case of primary aldosteronism presenting as non-ST elevation myocardial infarction.
 

Author(s): Ja Min Byun, Suk Chon, Soo-Joong Kim

Journal: Korean J. Intern. Med.. 2013 Nov;28(6):739-42.

 

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2013

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NP-59 SPECT/CT imaging in stage 1 hypertensive and atypical primary aldosteronism: a 5-year retrospective analysis of clinicolaboratory and imaging features.
 

Author(s): Yi-Chun Chen, Jainn-Shiun Chiu, Yuh-Feng Wang

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We retrospectively analyzed all primary aldosteronism (PA) patients undergoing NP-59 SPECT/CT imaging with regard to their clinicolaboratory and imaging features, investigation, and outcomes.

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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The terms "Primary aldosteronism" returned 23 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Endocrine and hypertensive disorders of potassium regulation: primary aldosteronism.
 

Author(s): I David Weiner

Journal: Semin. Nephrol.. 2013 May;33(3):265-76.

 

The identification of primary aldosteronism as a common cause of resistant hypertension is a significant advance in our ability to care for patients with hypertension. Primary aldosteronism is common, and when unrecognized is associated with an increased incidence of adverse cardiovascular ...

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2013

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Is there a role for Nuclear Medicine in diagnosis and management of patients with primary aldosteronism?
 

Author(s): Trifon J Spyridonidis, Dimitris J Apostolopoulos

Journal: Hell J Nucl Med. ;16(2):134-9.

 

Primary aldosteronism (PA) is the most common cause of secondary hypertension. The diagnosis of PA is of clinical importance for choosing the appropriate treatment, meaning, surgery for the unilateral disease, and inclusion of aldosterone antagonists in the antihypertensive treatment ...

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2013

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Primary aldosteronism: a common and important problem. A practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment.
 

Author(s): Janusz Myśliwiec, Maria Górska

Journal: Endokrynol Pol. 2012 ;63(4):324-36.

 

In view of the fact that primary aldosteronism (PA) is a problem that is more prevalent than previously thought and its diagnosis is of greater clinical significance than previously believed, the Endocrine Society has recently published recommendations on the diagnosis and management ...

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2012

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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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Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance in Primary Aldosteronism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Aldosteronism

 

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2007

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Last Updated: 28 Apr 2014

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