Hyperaldosteronism

Known as: Increased aldosterone production, Aldosteronism, Mineralocorticoid excess 
A condition caused by the overproduction of ALDOSTERONE. It is characterized by sodium retention and potassium excretion with resultant HYPERTENSION… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Results of several studies published since 1999 suggest that primary hyperaldosteronism (also known as Conn's syndrome… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE Studies indicate that castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) remains driven by ligand-dependent androgen receptor… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
When inappropriate for salt status, the mineralocorticoid aldosterone induces cardiac and renal injury. Autonomous overproduction… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy-candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy is known as a rare hereditary disease with classic triad… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES We prospectively investigated the prevalence of curable forms of primary aldosteronism (PA) in newly diagnosed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Recent reports suggesting that the prevalence of primary hyperaldosteronism may be higher than historically thought have relied… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
There is evidence that primary aldosteronism (PA) may be common in patients with essential hypertension (EH) when determinations… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Increasing evidence suggests that mineralo- and glucocorticoids modulate cardiovascular homeostasis via the effects of… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Whereas aldosterone is normally a much stronger mineralocorticoid than cortisol in vivo, mineralocorticoid receptors have… (More)
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Review
1988
Review
1988
Magnesium is an important element for health and disease. Magnesium, the second most abundant intracellular cation, has been… (More)
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