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Left heart morphology and function in primary aldosteronism.
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PMID:  22670583     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Primary aldosteronism is the most frequent cause of secondary hypertension, accounting for up to 11% of cases in selected populations. Patients affected by primary aldosteronism have shown higher prevalence of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events compared with patients with essential hypertension, despite similar blood pressure levels. Several studies have been performed over past years aiming to explain these data; many of these evaluated echocardiographic differences in hypertension-related cardiac organ damage between primary aldosteronism and essential hypertension. This article summarizes the present knowledge about structural and functional alteration of the human left heart in primary aldosteronism. Received for publication 5 January 2012; accepted for publication 2 February 2012.
Authors:
Alberto Milan; Corrado Magnino; Ambra Fabbri; Michela Chiarlo; Giulia Bruno; Isabel Losano; Franco Veglio
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  High blood pressure & cardiovascular prevention : the official journal of the Italian Society of Hypertension     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1179-1985     ISO Abbreviation:  High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9421087     Medline TA:  High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev     Country:  New Zealand    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  11-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine and Experimental Oncology, Division of Internal Medicine, Hypertension Unit, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.
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