Primary aldosteronism is woefully underdiagnosed as a cause of hypertension and end-organ damage. In a recent Review published in AJKD, Mario Funes Hernandez and Vivek Bhalla discuss the prevalence of primary aldosteronism as well as a number of issues related to screening, in an effort to encourage higher rates of screening and diagnosis of this common, consequential, and treatable disease.
If the embedded player above doesn’t work, please click here to watch the video interview. Special thanks to Drs Hernandez and Bhalla for agreeing to do the interview!
To view this Review (Freely Available), please visit AJKD.org
Title: Underdiagnosis of Primary Aldosteronism: A Review of Screening and Detection
Author: Mario Funes Hernandez and Vivek Bhalla