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Prevalence, pathogenesis, and functional significance of aldosterone deficiency in hyperkalemic patients with chronic renal insufficiency

Kidney International

Jan 1, 1980

Morris SchambelanEdward G Biglieri

PMID: 6990090

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Our findings indicate that hypoaldosteronism occurs commonly (23/31 patients) in hyperkalemic patients with chronic renal insufficiency and that the deficiency of aldosterone contributes to the pathogenesis of the hyperkalemia. In most patients (83%), hypoaldosteronism could be accounte...read more

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Cell Secretion
Diet, Salt-Free
Deficiency Diseases
Potassium
Renin Measurement
Hyperkalemia
Chronic Kidney Insufficiency
Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis
Sodium
Kidney Failure, Chronic
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Prevalence, pathogenesis, and functional significance of aldosterone deficiency in hyperkalemic patients with chronic renal insufficiency

Kidney International

Jan 1, 1980

Morris SchambelanEdward G Biglieri

PMID: 6990090

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Abstract

Our findings indicate that hypoaldosteronism occurs commonly (23/31 patients) in hyperkalemic patients with chronic renal insufficiency and that the deficiency of aldosterone contributes to the pathogenesis of the hyperkalemia. In most patients (83%), hypoaldosteronism could be accounte...read more

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Cell Secretion
Diet, Salt-Free
Deficiency Diseases
Potassium
Renin Measurement

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