Bilateral Adrenal Incidentalomas Linked to Cushing Syndrome
Hyperaldosteronism prevalence was similar across both patients, at 4.3% in bilateral and 5.4% in unilateral patients. Only one patient with bilateral lesions, the patient with pheochromocytoma, underwent a unilateral resection. "The management of ...
Medscape - Fri, 24 Jul 2015 20:33

Primary hyperparathyroidism in a patient with primary aldosteronism
Primary hyperparathyroidism is one of the most common causes of hypercalcemia. Inherited forms of primary hyperparathyroidism like Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1, Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2a, Hyperparathyroidism-Jaw Tumor Syndrome ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 05:56

Electrolytes in cardiology
Hypokalaemia can also be due to increased loss of potassium through renal excretion, which may be caused by diabetes insipidus, hypercalcaemia, hyperaldosteronism, excessive fluid replacement therapy and diarrhoea. A typical ECG for a patient with ...
The Pharmaceutical Journal - Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:43

Aldosterone/renin ratio reliable diagnostic tool in infant primary ...
The ratio of aldosterone to renin in plasma is a reliable indicator of primary hypoaldosteronism in newborns and infants, say researchers. Using the aldosterone/renin ratio in infants, as is done in adults with suspected hyperaldosteronism, avoids the ... - Wed, 27 May 2015 14:11

Team discovers certain ARB drugs are better than others to treat heart failure
25, 2014) in an article titled "Different Potencies of Angiotensin Receptor Blockers at Suppressing Adrenal β-Arrestin1-Dependent Post-Myocardial Infarction Hyperaldosteronism." Results of the study are also published in Scientific Reports (Vol. 5, Jan.
Medical Xpress - Mon, 02 Feb 2015 13:22

Expert examines contribution of aldosterone in obesity-related hypertension
Majewski also stressed that obesity-related hyperaldosteronism is different than true primary hyperaldosteronism. Guidelines from The Endocrine Society recommend that screening for primary hyperaldosteronism occur in patients with hypertension and ...
Healio - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:09

Higher Aldosterone Linked to Increased Parathyroid Hormone Levels
Data linked higher aldosterone with higher PTH (P<.0001) — a finding that was most pronounced in participants with primary hyperaldosteronism-like phenotype. The researchers noted a stepwise increment in PTH when comparing untreated participants ...
Endocrinology Advisor - Fri, 05 Dec 2014 13:00

Severe Sleep Apnea Linked to Resistant Hypertension
Severe obstructive sleep apnea may interfere with blood pressure (BP)–lowering treatment in patients at high cardiovascular disease risk or with established cardiovascular disease, results of a multicenter clinical trial suggest. Doctors should ...
Medscape - Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:56

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