Table 3: Comparison of variables between the control and SPECT/CT groups.

VariableControl group (n = 9)SPECT/CT group (n = 6)P

Age (y)58 (32–72)51 (27–57).157
Male gender (n [%])2 (22%)3 (50%).329
Systolic BP (mm Hg)180 (146–230)147 (144–206).077
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)105 (71–130)90 (80–115).237
Serum potassium (mEq/L)2.6 (1.6–3.49)3.6 (2.2–4.32).029
PAC (ng/dL)32.1 (21.7–110.7)28.4 (25.3–37.2).239
PRA (ng/mL/h)0.06 (0.05–0.53)1.47 (0.06–2.52).058
Aldosterone-renin ratio (ARR)352.3 (23–642)18.7 (13–447).025
CT size (mm)18 (11–22)10.5# (9–17#).007
Pathological size (mm)20 (10–25)10* (0.8–17*).015

Abbreviations are the same as Tables 1 and 2.
Data are expressed as median (range).
# ; patients 10 and 15 were excluded in this variable because of normal appearance of adrenal glands on the CT scan.
* ; patient 15 was excluded in this variable because of bilateral adrenal hyperplasia.
as significant.