Effect of captopril on aldosterone response to potassium infusion in primary aldosteronism.

Abstract

The effect of captopril on the aldosterone response to potassium was studied in 6 patients with idiopathic adrenal hyperplasia (IAH) and in 4 patients with an aldosterone-producing adenoma (APA), who all have suppressed activity of circulating renin-angiotensin system (RAS). Precaptopril, KCl infusion induced a significant increase in aldosterone in both… (More)

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