Observational study mortality in treated primary aldosteronism: the German Conn's registry.

@article{Reincke2012ObservationalSM,
  title={Observational study mortality in treated primary aldosteronism: the German Conn's registry.},
  author={Martin Reincke and Evelyn Fischer and Sabine Gerum and Katrin Merkle and Sebastian Schulz and Anna Pallauf and Marcus Quinkler and Gregor Hanslik and Katharina M Lang and Stefanie Hahner and Bruno Allolio and Christa Meisinger and Rolf Holle and Felix Beuschlein and Martin Bidlingmaier and Stephan Endres},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={618-24}
}
In comparison with essential hypertension, primary aldosteronism (PA) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity. To date, no data on mortality have been published. We assessed mortality of patients treated for PA within the German Conn's registry and identified risk factors for adverse outcome in a case-control study. Patients with confirmed PA treated in 3 university centers in Germany since 1994 were included in the analysis. All of the patients were contacted in 2009… CONTINUE READING

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