Confirmatory Tests for the Diagnosis of Primary Aldosteronism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

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Summary of "Confirmatory Tests for the Diagnosis of Primary Aldosteronism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis."

Saline infusion test (SIT), captopril challenge test (CCT), fludrocortisone suppression test (FST) and oral sodium loading test (SLT) are recommended by the Endocrine Society's clinical practice guidelines to diagnose primary aldosteronism, but which one is the best remains controversial. We aimed to summarize the available comparative data and evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of these four tests.


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Name: Clinical endocrinology
ISSN: 1365-2265


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