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13th European Congress of Endocrinology

Plenary Lectures

Endocrine hypertension

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Endocrine hypertension

Young W

Objective: To review the first reported cases of successfully treated pheochromocytoma and primary aldosteronism and document the diagnostic and therapeutic advances that have occurred since the initial descriptions.Methods: The original case descriptions and the subsequent pertinent literature were reviewed.Results: The successful management of the initial cases of pheochromocytoma in 1926 and primary aldosteronism in 1954 was hig...