Endocrine Hypertension , An Issue of Endocrinology ClinicsBy
- Lawrence Krakoff, MD, Mount Sinai Medical Center
This important issue of Endocrinology Clinics is devoted to the unique topic of endocrine-adrenal and steroid hypertension. The following topics are covered. An overview of endocrine systems and hypertension; accuracy and cost effectiveness of screening for adrenal-endocrine hypertension; pheochromocytoma and related chromaffin cell tumors in adreno-medullary disease; variants, detection, and treatment of Cushings Syndrome; how glucocorticoids cause hypertension and cardiovascular disease; primary aldosteronism, Conns diagnosis and management; familial or genetic primary aldosteronism in Gordons Sydrome; Liddles Syndrome, Bartter, Gitelman, and related disorders of high and low pressure and pregnancy-related hypertension due to MR mutation; glucocorticoid remediable hypertension; low rennin hypertension in childhood; ovarian hypertension and PCOS; and oral contraceptives and hypertension.
The Clinics: Internal Medicine
Hardbound, 216 Pages
Published: June 2011