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Marieke Stientje Velema, Aline de Nooijer, Ad R M M Hermus, Henri J L M Timmers, Jacques W M Lenders, Olga Husson and Jaap Deinum

primary hyperaldosteronism: a cross-sectional study . World Journal of Biological Psychiatry 2014 15 26 – 35 . ( ) 10.3109/15622975.2012.665480

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Takuhiro Sonoyama, Masakatsu Sone, Naohisa Tamura, Kyoko Honda, Daisuke Taura, Katsutoshi Kojima, Yorihide Fukuda, Naotetsu Kanamoto, Masako Miura, Akihiro Yasoda, Hiroshi Arai, Hiroshi Itoh and Kazuwa Nakao

stroke, heart disease, and kidney failure (5, 6) . PA has two major subtypes, aldosterone-producing adenoma (APA), in which aldosterone hypersecretion occurs from a unilateral adrenal adenoma, and idiopathic hyperaldosteronism (IHA), in which aldosterone

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Gamze Akkuş, Isa Burak Güney, Fesih Ok, Mehtap Evran, Volkan Izol, Şeyda Erdoğan, Yıldırım Bayazıt, Murat Sert and Tamer Tetiker

hyperaldosteronism, hypercortisolism and pheochromocytoma. Plasma renin/aldosterone ratios, plasma normetanephrine, metanephrines and urinary free cortisol (UFC) were also studied. Autonomous cortisol secretion was described as serum cortisol >1.8 µg/dL following 1

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Kristin Viste, Marianne A Grytaas, Melissa D Jørstad, Dag E Jøssang, Eivind N Høyden, Solveig S Fotland, Dag K Jensen, Kristian Løvås, Hrafnkell Thordarson, Bjørg Almås and Gunnar Mellgren

College of Cardiology 2006 48 2293 – 2300 . ( doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2006.07.059 ). 3 Fardella CE Mosso L Gomez-Sanchez C Cortes P Soto J Gomez L Pinto M Huete A Oestreicher E Foradori A . Primary hyperaldosteronism in essential

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Lukas Engler, Christian Adolf, Daniel A Heinrich, Anna-Katharine Brem, Anna Riester, Anna Franke, Felix Beuschlein, Martin Reincke, Axel Steiger and Heike Künzel

, on which he is listed as an author. The other authors have nothing to disclose. Funding This work was supported by the Else Kröner-Fresenius Stiftung in support of the German Conns Registry-Else-Kröner Hyperaldosteronism Registry (2013_A182

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Efstratios Kardalas, Stavroula A Paschou, Panagiotis Anagnostis, Giovanna Muscogiuri, Gerasimos Siasos and Andromachi Vryonidou

primary hyperaldosteronism, kidney disorders and genetic syndromes affecting the renal function ( 19 ). Gastrointestinal losses of potassium usually are due to prolonged diarrhea or vomiting, chronic laxative abuse, intestinal obstruction or infections. An

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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

Vogiatzis K Zamboulis C. Prevalence of primary hyperaldosteronism in resistant hypertension: a retrospective observational study . Lancet 2008 371 1921 – 1926 . ( ) 9 Khanna A Kurtzman NA. Metabolic

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Bjørn O Åsvold, Valdemar Grill, Ketil Thorstensen and Marit R Bjørgaas

normal results of additional tests for Cushing's syndrome ( n =4), and one subject with adrenocortical adenoma was diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism, which was normalized after adrenalectomy. Thus, 53 subjects without Cushing's syndrome were

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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

of Cushing’s syndrome, hyperaldosteronism or pheochromocytoma. Laboratory results demonstrated elevated levels of 17-hydroxycorticosteroid (17-OH; 38.5 μmol/24 h, normal 8.3–33.2 μmol/24 h) and 17-ketosteroid (7-KS; 98.8 μmol/24 h, normal 20

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Frans H H Leenen, Mordecai P Blaustein and John M Hamlyn

an index for central actions of plasma aldosterone. Humans with primary hyperaldosteronism (PA) caused by an aldosterone-producing adenoma or adrenal hyperplasia have high plasma aldosterone levels and elevated BP. One study ( 50 ) reported that