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Hyperaldostéronisme primaire

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Chambaz, I Chatton
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2011, vol. 7, no. 308, p. 1736-8,1740-2
Abstract After the age of 45 years more than 50% of the population will suffer from hypertension. The most common etiology is primary hypertension; however, in cases of severe or refractory hypertension, one should always look for secondary causes. Primary hyperaldosteronism will be the most common etiology. We will review the causes of hyperaldosteronism and discuss its diagnosis, algorithms and treatment.
Keywords Adenoma/secretion/surgeryAdrenal Cortex Neoplasms/secretion/surgeryAdrenalectomyAldosterone Antagonists/therapeutic useAlgorithmsHumansHyperaldosteronism/diagnosis/etiology/physiopathology/therapyHypertension/etiologyHypokalemia/etiologySpironolactone/therapeutic useTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 21954813
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Research group Hypertension artérielle (128)
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CHAMBAZ, I Chatton, PECHERE, Antoinette. Hyperaldostéronisme primaire. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2011, vol. 7, n° 308, p. 1736-8,1740-2. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:25640

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