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Table 1

Value of U-metanephrine, U-normetanephrine, the plasma renin, and the plasma aldosterone concentration.

U-metanephrine (mg/day), N: 0.04–0.20 with the liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry technique0.07
U-normetanephrine (mg/day), N: 0.07–0.38 with the liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry technique0.14
Plasma aldosterone pg/ml radioimmunoassay methodSeated position
N: 30–146
128
After 1 hour of upright position
N: 75–361
345

Plasma renin mUI/ml chemiluminescence methodSeated position
N: 2.8–39.9
6.1
After 1 hour of upright position
N: 4.4–46.1
20.1

Aldosterone-renin ratio (ARR)Seated position
N: < 64
58
After 1 hour of upright position
N: <64
48

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