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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 294594, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/294594
Research Article

Twenty-Four-Hour Urinary Aldosterone Predicts Inappropriate Left Ventricular Mass Index in Patients with Primary Aldosteronism

1Telehealth Center, National Taiwan University Hospital, No. 7 Chung-Shan S. Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
2Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, No. 7 Chung-Shan S. Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
3Department of Internal Medicine, Taoyuan General Hospital, Taoyuan 330, Taiwan
4Department of Laboratory Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei City 220, Taiwan
5Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei 100, Taiwan
6Department of Urology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44011, USA
7Department of Internal Medicine, Postal Hospital, Taipei 100, Taiwan
8Internal Medicine, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, New Taipei City 231, Taiwan
9Institute of Pharmacology, National Taiwan University Medical College, Taipei 100, Taiwan

Received 4 October 2013; Accepted 18 November 2013

Academic Editors: D. C. Gaze and N. Mansencal

Copyright © 2013 Chi-Sheng Hung et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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