Primary Aldosteronism: Molecular Genetics, Endocrinology, and Translational Medicine

Primary Aldosteronism: Molecular Genetics, Endocrinology, and Translational Medicine

by Per Hellman (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493946228
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 233
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Primary Aldosteronism: Molecular Mechanisms and Diagnosis.- Epidemiology and need for screening.- Low renin hypertension.- Molecular derangements in sporadic primary aldosteronism.- From genetic abnormalities to pathophysiological mechanisms.- Familial hyperaldosteronism type I.- Familial hyperaldosteronism type II.- Familial hyperaldosteronism type III.- The Aldosterone-renin ratio – role and problems.- Confirmatory testing for Primary Aldosteronism.- Radiological imaging of adrenocortical tumors.- Aldosterone and cardiovascular disease.- Quality of life aspects of primary aldosteronism.- Medical treatment of primary aldosteronism.- Surgical treatment of primary aldosteronism.- Index.

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