Transarterial embolization of a hyperfunctioning aldosteronoma in a patient with bilateral adrenal nodules.
- Jason T Salsamendi,
- Francisco J Gortes,
- Alejandro R Ayala,
- Juan D Palacios,
- Sanjit Tewari,
- Govindarajan Narayanan
Radiol Case Rep 2017 Mar 29;12(1):87-91. Epub 2016 Nov 29.
Department of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1611 NW 12th Ave, Miami, FL 33136-1005, USA.
Primary hyperaldosteronism often results in resistant hypertension and hypokalemia, which may lead to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular complications. Although surgery is first line treatment for unilateral functioning aldosteronomas, minimally invasive therapies may be first line for certain patients such as those who cannot tolerate surgery. We present a case of transarterial embolization (TAE) of an aldosteronoma. Read More