Scientists develop a new non-invasive method to identify primary aldosteronism

24 Jan 2023

According to a study published in Nature, a new method of detecting hypertension-causing aldosterone has been successful in a within-patient clinical trial. Using metomidate, a short-acting dye which binds to the aldosterone nodule, this scan method is less invasive but equally as effective as adrenal vein sampling, the current standard method.

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