A clear explanation of the medications used to treat hypertension by Dr. Seheult of Medcram. He details some of the less commonly used medications for hypertension including: alpha 2 agonists (clonidine), alpha blockers, nitrates, hydralazine, minoxidil, and spironolactone. This is video 2 of 2 on hypertension (HTN).
The Primary Aldosteronism Foundation maintains a list of selected videos. Topics range from the overview of hyperaldosteronism to blood pressure home monitoring and the DASH diet. We add new topics and videos as they become available. Videos can be searched by topic and keyword.
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Overview of Adrenal Venous Sampling
This video was produced by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. It demonstrates how an interventional radiologist performs adrenal venous sampling (AVS) for a patient with primary aldosteronism.
In this video overview for medical students, the producers explain what causes primary aldosteronism, its symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.
What Is the Best Way to Measure Blood Pressure?
In this video, Dr. Sanjay Gupta of York Cardiology explains the different methods of measuring blood pressure and which are the best in predicting patient outcomes. This is a non-technical video made for those concerned about their hypertension.
Patient Experience and New Research in Primary Aldosteronism Diagnosis
In this video from the British Heart Association, a patient explains his experience with a new diagnostic procedure for primary aldosteronism using a PET scanner and an injected tracer called metomidate.
Primary Aldosteronism: From A to Z
In this video from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Dr. Johnathan Williams presents an overview of primary aldosteronism. The video is geared more to physicians to enable them to identify potential cases, but it can be informative for patients as well, especially those who have a background in biology.