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Non-invasive detection of a common, surgically correctable form of hypertension

A clinical trial shows the feasibility of a noninvasive imaging approach to diagnose a surgically amenable subtype of primary aldosteronism — a common and often poorly managed form of hypertension.

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Fig. 1: Functional imaging for the detection of aldosterone-producing adenomas.

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Williams, T.A., Reincke, M. Non-invasive detection of a common, surgically correctable form of hypertension. Nat Med 29, 31–32 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-022-02083-9

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