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ea0014p63 | (1) | ECE2007

Does screening of primary hyperaldosteronism only lead to diagnosis of more adrenal hyperplasia?

Sigurjonsdottir Helga , Gronowitz Mikael , Anderson Ove , Eggertsen Robert , Herlitz Hans , Johannsson Gudmundur

Background: The prevalence of primary hyperaldosteronism (PA) has recently been reported as high as 7.5% in patients with hypertension from unselected populations (USP) and up to 22% in selected populations (SP). Whether increased screening and diagnosis of PA will lead to more findings of curable PA (aldosterone producing adenoma, APA) is unclear.Methods: Three-hundred fifty-three consecutive patients with hypertension, age 20 to 88 years were included ...