Identifying unilateral disease in Chinese patients with primary aldosteronism by using a modified prediction score

@inproceedings{Zhang2017IdentifyingUD,
  title={Identifying unilateral disease in Chinese patients with primary aldosteronism by using a modified prediction score},
  author={Ying K Zhang and Wenquan Niu and Fangfang Zheng and Hua Zhang and Wenlong Zhou and Zhoujun Shen and Jianzhong Xu and Xiaofeng Tang and Jin Zhang and Ping-Jin Gao and Ji-Guang Wang and Limin Zhu},
  booktitle={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE The current study aimed to evaluate the role of Küpers' score in predicting unilateral aldosteronism, and develop a modified score in Chinese patients with primary aldosteronism. METHODS The current retrospective study included 406 patients with primary aldosteronism who underwent successful adrenal venous sampling (AVS) and were divided into the unilateral (n = 211) and bilateral (n = 195) groups according to the AVS results. Normokalemia was noted in both the unilateral (n = 64… CONTINUE READING
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