Moreover, the observed aldosterone increases in these patients appeared to be relatively independent of presenting diagnosis (ST-elevated vs non-ST-elevated MI), degree of LV function, clinical risk factors, baseline or change in blood pressure, plasma renin activity
, and natriuretic peptide concentrations.
Key words: Plasma renin activity
, B-type natriuretic peptide, atrial fibrillation, logistic regression analysis
A discrepancy between the effects of a single oral dose of captopril on blood pressure, plasma renin activity
, and serum angiotensin-converting enzyme levels.
Our patient presented with hypertension, persistent hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, low plasma renin activity
, high levels of serum aldosterone, and a high aldosterone/renin ratio that suggested primary aldosteronism.
To evaluate a patient who has an adrenal mass and hypertension and/or hyperkalemia, the physician should measure plasma aldosterone concentration and plasma renin activity
(after the patient has been upright for at least 2 hours).
Essential hypertension probably represents a heterogeneous set of disorders that may involve the interplay of a number of factors linked to essential hypertension, including genetic and environmental factors, salt sensitivity, endocrinologic factors manifest in variations in plasma renin activity
, cell membrane defect, and insulin resistance (14).
Plasma Renin Activity
and Angiotensinogen M235T Polymorphism are Determinants of Aldosterone Escape in Patients with Systolic Heart Failure
Aliskiren moderately reduced blood pressure, substantially reduced plasma renin activity
, and produced a compensatory increase in plasma renin concentration," they wrote.
Many studies have measured renin as the plasma renin activity
Screening for primary aldosteronism in essential hypertension: diagnostic accuracy of the ratio of plasma aldosterone concentration to plasma renin activity
Effect of lead on renin-angiotensin and kininergic systems: In a meta-analysis of the earlier published studies, Vander (71) found increased plasma renin activity
and renal tissue renin content in young rats after several weeks of lead exposure.
By inhibiting renin at the top of the RAS, SPP100 decreases the system's activity, as measured by Plasma Renin Activity