aldosteronism


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Synonyms for aldosteronism

a condition caused by overproduction of aldosterone

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Primary aldosteronism occurs when the adrenal gland produces excessive aldosterone without being stimulated by renin.
Adrenal vein sampling using rapid cortisol assays in primary aldosteronism is useful in centers with low success rates.
Drug effects on aldosterone/plasma renin activity ratio in primary aldosteronism.
Role of radiology in the management of primary aldosteronism.
Our patient presented with hypertension, persistent hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, low plasma renin activity, high levels of serum aldosterone, and a high aldosterone/renin ratio that suggested primary aldosteronism.
4] report a case of myelolipoma associated with primary aldosteronism.
Except for hypertension and intermittent paralysis due to hypokalemia, there were no typical features of primary aldosteronism and Cushing's syndrome.
In 1955, the prevalence of aldosteronism was estimated to be about substainally higher incidences of aldosteronism have been reported in hypertensive populations.
However, there is no report on the presence of vitamin D deficiency in salt-sensitive hypertension of primary aldosteronism in the literature.
Between November 2009 and June 2011, 19 consecutive patients with adrenal tumour (13 primary aldosteronism, 4 preclinical Cushing syndrome, 2 Cushing syndrome and 1 pheochromocytoma) underwent transperitoneal LESS-A by 2 surgeons (AM and SI) at Hiroshima University Hospital.
Screening for primary aldosteronism in essential hypertension: diagnostic accuracy of the ratio of plasma aldosterone concentration to plasma renin activity.
in a study that proved that patients with hypertension that were at high risk for sleep apnea are twice as likely to have primary aldosteronism.
30), a statement regarding the diagnosis of primary aldosteronism should have said that "the ratio of aldosterone to renin also should be greater than 20:1 or 30:1.