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A 36-year-old man with asymptomatic hypertension was shown to have destruction of the right kidney due to renal tuberculosis. The peripheral renin level was normal, but renal vein renin sampling showed predominant renin secretion from the right kidney both in basal samples and after acute stimulation of renin release with intravenous diazoxide. Nephrectomy(More)
Bipolar disorder, characterised by extreme cyclical variations in mood between depression and mania, is a common, debilitating and sometimes fatal psychiatric condition with an unclear aetiology. In this paper we propose a hypothesis for the development of bipolar disorder through which neuroplastic changes in response to an index depressive episode leads(More)
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