Summary

Adrenal vein sampling (AVS) is currently considered the gold standard for subtype diagnosis of primary aldosteronism (PA). However, the percentage of unsuitable procedures due to the unsuccessful cannulation of one of the two adrenal veins is still considerable, and there is no general consensus on the criteria that should be used for the interpretation of the results of an AVS study in these specific cases.

Study Name: Ipsilateral and Contralateral Index for the Interpretation of Adrenal Vein Sampling (AVS) in Primary Aldosteronism
Status: Completed
Conditions: Primary Aldosteronism, Primary Aldosteronism Due to Aldosterone Producing Adenoma, Primary Aldosteronism Due to Adrenal Hyperplasia (Bilateral)
Interventions: Observational only
Locations: Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism; University of Turin Torino, Piemonte, Italy, 10126
Study link: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04378387

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