Summary

Currently, adrenal venous sampling (AVS) serves as the gold standard for subtyping of PA.Right adrenal vein catheterization is often difficult due to unfavorable anatomy of the vein including small vein size, short length, caudal direction for the transfemoral approach, andrare drainage to the accessory hepatic vein. All of these factors limit the widespread use of this approach. Given that the right adrenal vein is angled caudally in most patients, AVS viaan antecubital approach was performed since January 2012. The purpose of this multicenter retrospective study was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of AVS via the antecubital approach.

Study Name: Adrenal Venous Sampling Via an Antecubital Approach
Status: Recruiting
Conditions: Hyperaldosteronism, Angiography
Interventions: Procedure: Adrenal Venous Sampling
Locations: Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Disease, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, Beijing, China, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, Chongqing, China, The Eighth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Nanning, Guangxi, China|Henan Provincial People’s Hospital, Zhengzhou, Henan, China, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China, The Second Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, Liaoning, China, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, Shanghai, China, Xi’an NO.3 Hospital, Xi’an, Shanxi, China, The First Affiliated Hospital of Medical College of Shihezi University, Shihezi, Xinjiang, China
Study link: https://ClinicalTrials.gov/show/NCT03778645

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The Primary Aldosteronism Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) public charity. Donations are tax deductible in the US.