Endocrine Hypertension: Underlying Mechanisms and Therapy by Paolo Mulatero, Tracy Ann Williams, Silvia Monticone, Andrea

By Paolo Mulatero, Tracy Ann Williams, Silvia Monticone, Andrea Viola, Davide Tizzani (auth.), Christian A Koch, George P Chrousos (eds.)

The occurrence of high blood pressure is sort of 3 times as excessive as that of diabetes mellitus variety 2, with either stipulations being significant chance elements for stroke, ischemic center sickness, cardiac arrhythmias, and middle failure. the precise incidence of high blood pressure on the topic of hormonal derangements (endocrine high blood pressure) isn't really identified yet envisioned to impact under 15% of hypertensive sufferers. fresh medical discoveries have elevated the knowledge of the pathophysiologic mechanisms of high blood pressure. In Endocrine high blood pressure, a well known panel of specialists offers a complete, cutting-edge review of this illness, discussing while to assign an endocrine reason in a single of many stipulations which may current with high blood pressure. the 1st a part of Endocrine high blood pressure is devoted to adrenal motives. the second one a part of the quantity matters power nonadrenal explanations of high blood pressure, comparable to progress hormone extra or deficiency, fundamental hyperparathyroidism, diet D deficiency, testosterone deficiency, insulin resistance, obesity-associated high blood pressure, and the function of significant mineralocorticoid receptors and heart problems. an incredible contribution to the literature, Endocrine high blood pressure is an integral reference not just for endocrinologists, diabetologists, and adrenal investigators, but in addition for translational scientists and clinicians from cardiology, inner drugs, pediatrics, relatives medication, geriatrics, urology, and reproductive medication / gynecology.

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The use of clinical and biochemical parameters alone cannot be used for the differentiation of PA subtypes because of low sensitivity of detection although they display a high specificity [107]. To reduce the number of patients that undergo AVS, some researchers have attempted to identify other criteria for distinguishing APA from BAH. It has been suggested that patients <40 years old and with an adrenal nodule of >1 cm detected by CT scanning can proceed to unilateral adrenalectomy, and patients >40 years with an adrenal nodule on CT scans >1 cm should undergo AVS [94].

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