The role of radiologic studies in the evaluation and management of primary hyperaldosteronism.

@article{White2008TheRO,
  title={The role of radiologic studies in the evaluation and management of primary hyperaldosteronism.},
  author={Matthew L. White and Paul G. Gauger and Gerard M. Doherty and Kyung J. Cho and Norman W. Thompson and Gary D Hammer and Barbra S. Miller},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={144 6},
  pages={
          926-33; discussion 933
        }
}
BACKGROUND Surgical treatment of primary hyperaldosteronism (PHA) requires demonstration of unilateral adrenal hypersecretion. Optimal methods for interpretation of imaging and invasive testing are still in development. METHODS A retrospective review from 1996-2007 of 106 patients with PHA was undertaken. Patient demographics, biochemical studies, radiologic imaging, operative reports, and pathology were reviewed and comparisons made. Optimal ratios for adrenal vein sampling were tested with… CONTINUE READING

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