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Use of an intravenous sodium load in screening for primary hyperaldosteronism

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine

Jun 1, 1984

Gordon Stewart StokesB A Mennie

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A sodium loading test was performed in 35 patients presenting with hypertension and hypokalemia. In 14 of these patients, intravenous administration of 0.9% saline (2 l in 4 h) on two consecutive days caused urinary aldosterone excretion to fall to values within the range for normal vol...read more

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Potassium
Plasma Renin Measurement
Diuretic Effect
Serum Potassium Measurement
Sodium
Potassium Measurement
Potassium supplement
Hypertensive Disease
Excretory Function
Urinary Tract
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Use of an intravenous sodium load in screening for primary hyperaldosteronism

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine

Jun 1, 1984

Gordon Stewart StokesB A Mennie

PMID: 6388549

DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.1984.tb03751.x

Abstract

A sodium loading test was performed in 35 patients presenting with hypertension and hypokalemia. In 14 of these patients, intravenous administration of 0.9% saline (2 l in 4 h) on two consecutive days caused urinary aldosterone excretion to fall to values within the range for normal vol...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Potassium
Plasma Renin Measurement
Diuretic Effect
Serum Potassium Measurement
Sodium

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