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Natalie Rogowski-Lehmann, Aikaterini Geroula, Aleksander Prejbisz, Henri J L M Timmers, Felix Megerle, Mercedes Robledo, Martin Fassnacht, Stephanie M J Fliedner, Martin Reincke, Anthony Stell, Andrzej Januszewicz, Jacques W M Lenders, Graeme Eisenhofer, and Felix Beuschlein

( 1 ). PPGLs are overall rare and occur with a frequency of up to 1:500 in patients with arterial hypertension and up to 1:1000 in unselected post mortem studies ( 2 ). PPGLs have the capacity to secrete catecholamines, which results in elevation of

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Marieke S Velema, Evie J M Linssen, Ad R M M Hermus, Hans J M M Groenewoud, Gert-Jan van der Wilt, Antonius E van Herwaarden, Jacques W M Lenders, Henri J L M Timmers, and Jaap Deinum

. found a prevalence of PA of 6.8% in patients with prehypertension and normal potassium level. So, it might well be that we should consider it as continuum from low-renin hypertension and subclinical aldosteronism to overt PA. A matter of debate in our

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Jing Hong, Wen-Yue Liu, Xiang Hu, Fei-Fei Jiang, Ze-Ru Xu, Fang Li, Fei-Xia Shen, and Hong Zhu

diabetic care nurses. The patient's history included information about demographic characteristics, DM duration, coronary heart disease, hypertension, and lifestyle habits, including smoking, and alcohol use. The resting blood pressure was also recorded

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Qiuli Liu, Lin-ang Wang, Jian Su, Dali Tong, Weihua Lan, Luofu Wang, Gaolei Liu, Jun Zhang, Victor Wei Zhang, Dianzheng Zhang, Rongrong Chen, Qingyi Zhu, and Jun Jiang

increased ACTH secretion. Patients present with hypertension, hypokalemia and hypogonadism. Both 46, XY and 46, XX individuals have feminine external genitalia and present with amenorrhea and absent secondary sexual characteristics during puberty ( 2

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Xiao Zong, Qin Fan, Hang Zhang, Qian Yang, Hongyang Xie, Qiujing Chen, Ruiyan Zhang, and Rong Tao

Introduction Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a constellation of metabolic abnormalities comprising central obesity, hypertension, diabetes mellitus (DM) or hyperglycemia, high triglyceride (TG) levels, and low levels of high-density lipoprotein

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Caojie Liu, Qingguo Lv, Xinlei Chen, Guangcheng Ni, Liru Hu, Nanwei Tong, and Yuwei Zhang

hypertension ( 5 ). Surgical resection, the only curative therapy, still carries a high intraoperative risk of causing massive catecholamine release into the circulation ( 6 ). This leads to a complex series of intraoperative hemodynamic instability issues

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Haojie Zhang, Yuke Cui, Ruihua Dong, Wen Zhang, Shihan Chen, Heng Wan, Chi Chen, Yi Chen, Yuying Wang, Chunfang Zhu, Bo Chen, Ningjian Wang, and Yingli Lu

)D ≤50 nmol/L 50 nmol/L ( 23 ). Hypertension was assessed by systolic blood pressure ≥ 140 mmHg, diastolic blood pressure ≥ 90 mmHg, or a self-reported previous diagnosis of hypertension by physicians ( 24 ). Dyslipidemia was defined as total cholesterol

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Hongyan Wang, Bin Wu, Zichuan Yao, Xianqing Zhu, Yunzhong Jiang, and Song Bai

Introduction A pheochromocytoma is a rare neuro-endocrine tumor that arises from the chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla with an incidence of 0.2–0.8 cases/100,000 persons/year, which present in 0.1–1% of patients with hypertension and

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Karim Gariani, Pedro Marques-Vidal, Gérard Waeber, Peter Vollenweider, and François R Jornayvaz

hypertension, might be linked with an excess of glucocorticoid secretion ( 2 , 3 , 4 ). Patients with metabolic syndrome and concomitantly higher fasting cortisol have been related with more prevalent central obesity and hypertension, a higher triglycerides

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Kristin Ottarsdottir, Margareta Hellgren, David Bock, Anna G Nilsson, and Bledar Daka

of the study was to investigate the development of hypertension and type 2 diabetes in a longitudinal design ( 13 ). Due to limitations in resources, only 1954 representative participants were consecutively summoned to follow-up survey in 2012