Long-term cardio- and cerebrovascular events in patients with primary aldosteronism.

@article{Mulatero2013LongtermCA,
  title={Long-term cardio- and cerebrovascular events in patients with primary aldosteronism.},
  author={Paolo Mulatero and Silvia Monticone and Chiara Bertello and Andrea Viola and Davide Tizzani and Andrea Iannaccone and Valentina Crudo and Jacopo Burrello and Alberto Milan and Franco Rabbia and Franco Veglio},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2013},
  volume={98 12},
  pages={4826-33}
}
BACKGROUND Aldosterone plays a detrimental role on the cardiovascular system and PA patients display a higher risk of events compared with EH. OBJECTIVES The objectives of the study were to compare cardio- and cerebrovascular events in patients with primary aldosteronism (PA) and matched essential hypertension (EH). METHODS We retrospectively compared the percentage of patients experiencing events at baseline and during a median follow-up of 12 years in 270 PA patients case-control matched… CONTINUE READING

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