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Changes in plasma aldosterone level after weight loss by bariatric surgery in morbidly obese patients

Bariatrics
Author
Suwannasrisuk et al.
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Thailand

Journal : BMC Endocrine Disorders

Overactivation of renin-aldosterone-angiotensin system (RAS) is part of the pathogenesis of obesity-associated hypertension. Evidences have shown that weight loss can result in reduction in blood pressure and RAS. This study was aim to investigate changes of plasma aldosterone concentration (PAC) after bariatric surgery. A prospective study was done in 14 morbidly obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Patients who were taking medications that can interfere with PAC and renin levels were excluded. Collection of blood samples …
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