Sarah M Hopkins

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A double-blind study of the effects of meclofenoxate on memory performance of fit, able, elderly subjects was carried out. A number of performance measures, designed to measure various aspects of memory function were employed. These revealed that meclofenoxate appears to increase the consolidation of new information into long-term memory, but does not(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of primary aldosteronism (PA) in hypertensive patients presenting to the primary care clinic at The Mount Sinai Hospital, regardless of the degree of hypertension and to identify clinical criteria that should prompt screening for PA. METHODS An aldosterone:renin ratio (ARR, cutoff ≥20, with plasma aldosterone(More)
Primary aldosteronism (PA) is the most common etiology of endocrine hypertension (HTN), and recent prevalence studies suggest that it may be under-diagnosed. Indications for screening have been expanded with recognition that many patients with PA do not have hypokalemia and that the disease may be familial. The aldosterone:renin ratio (ARR) is the preferred(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of Primary Aldosteronism (PA) in hypertensive patients presenting to the primary care clinic at The Mount Sinai Hospital, regardless of the degree of hypertension and to identify clinical criteria that should prompt screening for PA. METHODS An ARR (cutoff ≥20, with PAC ≥ 10 and suppressed renin) was used to(More)
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