Adrenal aldosterone-producing adenoma: use of colonic potential in diagnosis and subtraction scanning technique for localisation.

@article{Britton1976AdrenalAA,
  title={Adrenal aldosterone-producing adenoma: use of colonic potential in diagnosis and subtraction scanning technique for localisation.},
  author={Keith E. Britton and Terry Goodwin and W. Stanley Peart and Martha E Snell},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1976},
  volume={2 6026},
  pages={11-4}
}
Primary hyperaldosteronism is a potentially curable cause of hypertension, and much interest has been shown in methods of diagnosing the associated hypokalaemic hypertension and localising the adrenal adenoma. In two patients the diagnosis of primary aldosteronism was confirmed by colonic potential measurement and the adenoma localised by a new subtraction… CONTINUE READING