International Journal of Endocrinology / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Association between a 24-Hour Blood Pressure Pattern and Circadian Change in Plasma Aldosterone Concentration for Patients with Aldosterone-Producing Adenoma

Table 1

Demographic and biochemical values in patients with aldosterone-producing adenoma and essential hypertension.

APA (n = 27)EH (n = 27)P-value

Age (years)45.9 ± 11.041.6 ± 12.40.188
Sex (male/female)13/1413/141.000
Body mass index (kg/m2)23.7 ± 3.724.5 ± 3.60.407
Duration of hypertension (weeks)153 (58, 330)156 (46,306)0.945
Family history of hypertension (yes/no)15/1214/131.000
Serum potassium (mmol/L)2.62 ± 0.713.62 ± 0.55<0.001
Serum total cholesterol (mmol/L)4.64 ± 1.094.88 ± 1.120.450
Serum triglyceride (mmol/L)1.25 ± 0.571.43 ± 1.320.518
Serum HDL-c (mmol/L)1.24 ± 0.291.15 ± 0.250.200
Serum LDL-c (mmol/L)3.02 ± 0.973.27 ± 0.990.368
Basal PAC (ng/dL)21.8 ± 6.318.1 ± 6.50.049
Post challenge PAC (ng/dL)23.5 ± 7.218.5 ± 4.60.006
Basal PRA (ng/mL/h)0.050 (0.040, 0.308)1.665 (1.052, 3.247)<0.001
Post challenge PRA (ng/mL/h)0.058 (0.052, 0.326)6.887 (4.587, 10.86)<0.001
Basal ARR306 (240, 574)12.9 (8.7, 35.9)<0.001
Post challenge ARR339 (219, 670)2.89 (1.64, 6.75)<0.001
24-h urine aldosterone (ug/24-hour)4.92 ± 2.693.1 1 ± 1.840.019

not normally distributed, data expressed as median ( percentile, percentile)
APA, aldosterone-producing adenoma; EH, essential hypertension; PAC, plasma aldosterone concentration; PRA, plasma renin activity; ARR, aldosterone renin ratio, calculated as PAC (ng/dL)/PRA (ng/mL/h)

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly and safely as possible. Any author submitting a COVID-19 paper should notify us at help@hindawi.com to ensure their research is fast-tracked and made available on a preprint server as soon as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted articles related to COVID-19. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.