Clinical Study


Primary objective of the PAPPHY Study is to establish the prevalence of primary aldosteronism(PA) in consecutive hypertensive patients referred for ‘lone’ paroxysmal, persistent or permanent atrial flutter or fibrillation (AFF).Design: cohort multicenter prospective study. State-of-the-art criteria and guidelines were followed for case detection and management of both PA and of AF in all enrolled patients(Funder J. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008 and 2016; Kirchhof P. Eur Heart J 2011 and 2016).

Study Name: Prevalence of Primary Aldosteronism in Hypertensive Patients Presenting With Atrial Flutter or Fibrillation

Status: Completed

Conditions: Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Aldosteronism

Interventions: Observational only

Locations: Department of Medicine – DIMED, University of Padova, Italy, Padova, Italy|Department of Medicine – DIMED, University of Padova, Italy, Padova, Italy

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