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February 1969

Commentary on Incidence of Primary Aldosteronism: Current Estimations Based on Objective Data

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas.

Arch Intern Med. 1969;123(2):152-154. doi:10.1001/archinte.1969.00300120040006

In addition to the study reported on pages 141-146, submitted to the Archives the following essay covering a discussion of the incidence of aldosterone-producing tumors in patients presenting with the clinical picture of normokalemic hypertension. We sent the essay on to Dr. Conn and invited his comments. He, in turn, sent along a study of his own, summarizing his latest experience (pages 113-123), and also his response to Dr. Kaplan's critique which follows this article.—Ed.