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a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland

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Aldosterone is vital for controlling blood pressure and is created by the adrenal glands.
In specific cells of the adrenal gland, these chloride channels regulate membrane voltage and aldosterone production.
The new analysis used data collected from TOPCAT (Treatment of Preserved Cardiac Function Heart Failure With an Aldosterone Antagonist), which randomized patients with HFpEF to treatment with spironolactone or placebo.
A simple urine test can determine your aldosterone levels.
ACTH, renin, and aldosterone were not tested due to lack of adequate sample volume.
Approximately 75% of patients with classic 21-OH deficiency also have a defect in their ability to synthesize aldosterone.
Aldosterone plays important roles both in the modulation of vascular tone and in the central nervous system function.
Complementary examinations such as Low dose dexamethasone suppression test (LDDST), Plasma Renin Activity and Aldosterone level were included to find out the cause of recurrent hypokalemia.
Minireview: Aldosterone and Mineralocorticoid Receptors: Past, Present and Future.
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Immunohistochemical detection of aldosterone synthase (CYP11B2) and steroid 11[beta]-hydroxylase (CYP11B1: cortisol synthesizing enzyme) has enabled the identification of aldosterone-producing cell clusters (APCCs) in the subcapsular portion of the normal human adrenal cortex.
Primary aldosteronism occurs when the adrenal gland produces excessive aldosterone without being stimulated by renin.
metoprolol and carvedilol) and aldosterone blockers (e.
First described by Conn in 1955, primary aldosteronism is defined as a group of disorders in which aldosterone production is inappropriately elevated, relatively independent from the renin-angiotensin system, and nonsuppressible by sodium loading.
Recent studies indicate that the steroidal hormone aldosterone may play a role in this association.