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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of included patients

From: A clinical prediction score for diagnosing unilateral primary Aldosteronism may not be generalizable

  Lateralized AVS Nonlateralized AVS P value
n 64 46  
Age, years 49 [40,58] 48 [39,55] 0.69
BMI (kg/m2) 29.0 [25.7,33.8] 30.9 [25.5,33.7] 0.89
Percentage of male subjects (%) 39 (61%) 20 (44%) 0.11
Systolic BP at presentation (mm Hg) 149 [136,161] 145 [131,158] 0.55
Diastolic BP at presentation (mm Hg) 90 [81,100] 91 [80,100] 0.90
Initial plasma aldosterone (ng/dl) 19.0 [14.7,29.4] 13.9 [9.0,17.7] 0.002
Aldosterone renin ratio (normal <15) 128 [47,266] 104 [50,142] 0.10
Plasma renin activity (ng/mL/h) 0.14 [0.1,0.32] 0.11 [0.1,0.25] 0.38
Initial serum K+ (mmmol/liter) 2.9 [2.6,3.5] 3.7 [3.2,3.8] <0.0001
Serum potassium < 3.5 mmol/liter (%) mmmmmmolmmol/liter (%) 49 (77) 22 (46) 0.002
eGFR (ml/min/1.73 m2) 87.1 [67.8,96.5] 80.5 [67.9,98.3] 0.73
Adenoma ≥8 mm on CT (%) 46 (72) 16 (36) <0.0001
  1. Reported values represent number (percentage) or median [p25, p75]. n, Number of observations.