Prof. Morris Brown presents the current knowledge on pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of primary hyperaldosteronism, and on aldosterone-synthesis inhibitors as a drug class in resistant hypertension. Moderators include Prof. Dr. Marcus Säemann (Vienna, Austria), Prof. Dominique Guerrot (Rouen, France) and Prof. Dr. Gunnar Heine (Frankfurt, Germany).The interview was recorded on October 16th, 2023.
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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What is PA?
This animated video produced by Adrenals.eu provides an overview of primary aldosteronism, including some of the most common symptoms, what causes it, how it is diagnosed, and the options for treatment.
PA: A Potentially Curable Form of Hypertension
This animated video from Changi General Hospital in Singapore (2023) provides an overview of primary aldosteronism. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one in four adults worldwide. While most people require lifelong medication, those with PA can be treated and potentially cured of hypertension.
Adrenal Incidentalomas and PA
This is a video interview from the Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast. Their guest is Dr. William Young, Chief of Endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic, who provides insights on evaluating the imaging characteristics of adrenal incidentalomas, tips for assessing and managing functioning adenomas, and approaches to follow-up including potential surgery.
Aldosterone Raises Blood Pressure and Lowers Potassium
See how Aldosterone effects the principal cells of the kidney to raise BP and lower potassium. Rishi is a pediatric infectious disease physician and works at Khan Academy for medical education.