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Aldosteronism

Definition of the noun aldosteronism

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noun - plural: aldosteronisms

  1. a condition caused by overproduction of aldosterone

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Google previewFerri's Netter Patient Advisor (2016)

With Online Access at Www. NetterReference. com by Fred F. Ferri

Aldosteronism is an illness caused by too much aldosterone, a hormone produced by adrenal glands.

Primary aldosteronism means that extra aldosterone comes from adrenal glands themselves, usually because of a growth (or tumor).

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2015 (2014)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

Aldosteronism is an illness caused by too much aldosterone, a hormone produced by adrenal glands.

Primary aldosteronism means that extra aldosterone comes from adrenal glands themselves, usually because of a growth (or tumor).

Google previewThe Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Board Review (2012)

by Brian P. Griffin, Samir R. Kapadia, Curtis M. Rimmerman

Primary Aldosteronism Primary aldosteronism is the most common cause of hypertension due to an endocrinopathy The most common cause of primary aldosteronism is an aldosterone-producing adenoma (70% to 80%). However ...

Google previewRenal Function and Disease in the Elderly (2014)

by Juan F. Macias Nuñez, J. Stewart Cameron

Primary aldosteronism is a rare clinical entity that occurs in less than 1 per cent of the hypertensive population.

Google previewHypertension Primer (2003)

The Essentials of High Blood Pressure by Joseph L. Izzo, Henry Richard Black, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (American Heart Association)

The test with the best sensitivity and specificity for the identification of patients with primary aldosteronism is the measurement of aldosterone excretion rate during salt loading. A rate 214.0 pig per 24 hours after 3 days of salt loading (25 mL/kg ...

Google previewEndocrine Secrets (2013)

by Michael T. McDermott

The best screen for primary aldosteronism is a PAC/PRA ratio greater than 30, with PAC greater than 15 ng/dL. 4. Primary aldosteronism is confirmed with a 24- hour urine aldosterone level greater the 12 pg/day after salt loading. 5. Because ...

Google previewVascular Diseases—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2013 Edition (2013)

According to news originating from Chungli, Taiwan, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, “Primary aldosteronism is the most frequent cause of secondary hypertension and is associated with more prominent left ventricular ...

Google previewPrimary Care, Second Edition (2014)

An Interprofessional Perspective by Robert V. DiGregorio, PharmD, BCACP, Carol Green-Hernandez, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FNS, Stephen Paul Holzemer, PhD, RN

EPIDEMIOLOGY Primary aldosteronism is a rare cause of hypertension, accounting for 1% of patients with hypertension. It should be suspected in patients with unexplained hypertension and hypokalemia even with low-dose diuretics. In those ...

Google previewVascular Disease, An Issue of Cardiology Clinics, (2014)

by Leonardo C. Clavijo

Primary aldosteronism is the most common cause of resistant HTN, with a prevalence of 10% to 30%.48–50 Hypokalemia ...

Google previewEndocrine and Metabolic Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, (2014)

by George C. Willis

Glucocorticoid-remediable aldosteronism is an autosomal-dominant mutation in which aldosterone secretion is stimulated by adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH ) rather than angiotensin. This situation causes sustained increased aldosterone ...

Google previewIssues in Cardiovascular Medicine: 2011 Edition (2012)

“Primary aldosteronism is the most common form of secondary hypertension with hypokalemia and suppressed renin-angiotensin system caused by autonomous aldosterone production. Our aim was to compare zona glomerulosa (ZG) ...

Google previewTextbook of Family Medicine (2011)

by Robert E. Rakel, David Rakel

Glucocorticoid-remediable aldosteronism is an autosomal dominant disease and may be diagnosed by genetic testing. Treatment. The treatment approach depends on the cause of PA. Unilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy is an excellent ...

Google previewRenal and Electrolyte Disorders (2010)

by Robert W. Schrier

Primary hyperaldosteronism may be caused by an adrenal adenoma (Conn syndrome), bilateral adrenal hyperplasia, or, less commonly, an adrenal carcinoma. Glucocorticoid-remediable aldosteronism is an autosomal dominant condition in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases and Disorders (2005)

by William A. Petit, William A. Jr Petit, Christine A. Adamec

See also ALDOSTERONISM; BLOOD PRESSURE; CONGENITAL ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA; HORMONES. aldosteronism Refers to excessive levels of ALDOSTERONE within the bloodstream, a condition classified as primary aldosteronism, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

aldosterone test, a blood or 24-hour urine test used to diagnose hyperaldosteronism, which is associated with primary or secondary aldosteronism. Primary aldosteronism involves a tumour of the adrenal ...

Google previewAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia (2006)

by Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.

Aldosteronism A condition in which the adrenal cortex (the outer layer of the adrenal glands) secretes abnormally high levels of aldostlkonl, a hormone that regulates blood volume and the bal ance ol sodium and potassium in the blood; also ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

Primary aldosteronism may be caused by adrenal hyperplasia or by an aldosterone-secreting adenoma. Secondary aldosteronism is associated with increased plasma renin activity and may be induced by the nephrotic syndrome, cirrhosis, ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Podiatry and Foot Science (2009)

by Jean Mooney

ions via urine aldosterone antagonistsseediuretics aldosteronism excess aldosterone in blood ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

aldosteronism. (hyperaldosteronism) n. overproduction of aldosterone, one of the hormones secreted by the adrenal cortex, usually due to a benign tumour ( adenoma) in the cortex or hyperplasia of that tissue. It leads to abnormalities in the ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

alcohol poisoning aldosteronism alcoholic gastritis, peripheral neuropathies, auditory hallucinations, and cardiac problems. Abrupt withdrawal of alcohol in addiction causes weakness, sweating, and hyperreflexia. The severe form of alcohol ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby, Inc

Primary aldosteronism, also called Conn's syndrome, may be caused by adrenal hyperplasia or by an aldosterone-secreting adenoma. Secondary aldosteronism is associated with increased plasma renin activity and may be induced by ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Alcohol, absolute Aldosteronism corresponding to 94.9 percent by volume of C7H5OH. a. absolute With a minimum admixture of water at most 1 percent. a. dehydrogenase A pyridinoenzyme of the liver catalyzing the dehydrogenation of ...

Google previewSzycher's Dictionary of Medical Devices (1995)

by Michael Szycher

Aldosterone measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of primary aldosteronism (a disorder caused by the excessive secretion of aldosterone by the adrenal gland), hypertension caused by primary aldosteronism, selective ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2008)

by Elizabeth Martin, Tanya McFerran

aldosteronism Shem-berg] n. see osTEoPETRosIs. [H. E. Albers-Schonberg ( 1865-192 1), German radi— ologist] Alberti regime (GIK regime) [al-ber-ti ray—zl' leem] n. a method for controlling blood—sugar levels in diabetic patients who ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dietary Supplements (Print) (2004)

by Paul M. Coates, M. Coates Paul, Marc Blackman, Marc R. Blackman, Gordon M. Cragg, Mark Levine, Jeffrey D. White, Joel Moss, Mark A. Levine

Primary aldosteronism f. Hungry bone syndrome g. Excessive lactation fluids is approximately 1mEq=L, vomiting and nasogastric suction may cause depletion. The Mg content of diarrheal fluids and fistulous drainage is much higher (up to 15 ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

aldosteronism (al”dos'te-r6”nizm) [aldosterone + -ism] An uncommon cause of hypertension in which the blood contains abnormally high levels of aldosterone. The syndrome results from sodium retention and excretion of ...

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