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Review Articles from PubMed
Primary aldosteronism (PA) results from excess production of mineralocorticoid hormone aldosterone by the adrenal cortex. It is normally caused either by unilateral aldosterone-producing adenoma (APA) or by bilateral aldosterone excess as a result of bilateral adrenal hyperplasia. ...
Primary aldosteronism (PA) is a common, but frequently overlooked, cause of arterial hypertension and excess cardiovascular events, particularly atrial fibrillation. As timely diagnosis and treatment can provide a cure of hyperaldosteronism and hypertension, even when the latter is ...
Primary aldosteronism, the excessive production of the steroid hormone aldosterone, is the most common cause of secondary hypertension. Common subforms include bilateral adrenal hyperplasia and aldosterone-producing adenoma.
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Research Articles from PubMed
To evaluate the utility of microcatheter in adrenal venous sampling (AVS) for assessing aldosterone hypersecretion and the laterality in patients with primary aldosteronism.
We investigated the clinical significance of ACTH stimulation during adrenal venous sampling (AVS) by surgical outcome of primary aldosteronism (PA).
BACKGROUND When mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist therapy is initiated for primary aldosteronism, the response of plasma renin activity indicates the level of cardiovascular risk. The purpose of this article was to compare the effect of mineralocorticoid receptor blockers on plasma ...