International Journal of Hypertension / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

High Efficiency and Problems of Chemiluminescence Assay-Detected Aldosterone-To-Renin Ratio in Practical Primary Aldosteronism Screening

Table 1

Baseline characteristics.

VariableCohort (n = 238) value

Sample (cases)
 PA58
 Non-PA180
Gender (cases)0.556
 Male127
  PA29
  Non-PA98
 Female111
  PA29
  Non-PA82
Age (years)a0.148
 PA48.59 ± 11.25 (28–72)
 Non-PA45.83 ± 15.96 (12–86)
 Total46.50 ± 14.97 (12–86)
Aldosterone concentration (pg/ml)b<0.001
 PA337.35 (61.52–2080.67)
 Non-PA219.02 (55.78–990.20)
 Total235.66 (55.78–2080.67)
Renin concentration (pg/ml)b<0.001
 PA5.55 (0.10–353.70)
 Non-PA18.30 (2.10–146.40)
 Total14.20 (0.10–353.70)
ADRRb<0.001
 PA70.12 (2.83–615.20)
 Non-PA13.36 (0.97–149.72)
 Total16.62 (0.97–615.20)
Creatinine concentration (μmol/L)b0.415
 PA73.5 (42–741)
 Non-PA71.0 (34–1677)
 Total71.0 (34–1677)
PA classification (cases)
 Aldosteronoma24
 Adrenal cortical hyperplasia9
 Idiopathic hyperaldosteronism11
 Aldosteronoma and adrenal cortical hyperplasia2
 Unidentified12

PA: primary aldosteronism; ALD: aldosterone; ADRR: aldosterone-to-renin ratio; anormally distributed data are presented as mean ± SD (range); bdata without normal distribution are given as median (range).

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