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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