An in-depth presentation focusing on the screening and diagnostic utilities of various serum and urine tests in primary aldosteronism. Special attention is paid to the likelihood ratios of the most commonly used test: aldosterone:renin ratio (ARR).

(See also: Primary Aldosteronism (text))

Time Required (estimated): 30 minutes
Title: The Clinical Evaluation of Primary Aldosteronism
Author: J. Clint Parker, MD PhD
Author Type: Faculty
Citation: Nephrology On-Demand 2010
Date Created: 2007
Revisions: 2010
Disclaimers: None Indicated
Resource Type: Video
Other: Presented at ECU Nephrology Grand Rounds on 7/6/10
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