Endocr Pract 2021 May 14;27(5):478-483. Epub 2020 Dec 14.
Center of Laboratory Medicine, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People's Republic of China. Electronic address:
Objective: To investigate the prevalence of primary aldosteronism (PA) among participants with hypertension, evaluate the concordance of PA classification between adrenal computed tomography and adrenal venous sampling, and compare the outcomes of surgery and medication for unilateral PA.
Methods: A prospective study was conducted among all inpatients with hypertension (n = 7594) at the National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, China, from May 2016 to April 2018.
Results: Of the 7594 participants, 8. Read More