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Strokes leads to significant morbidity and mortality, and hypertension is the most important risk factor for strokes. It is estimated that up to 10% of patients with hypertension have the underlying, treatable condition of primary aldosteronism. Hence, we hypothesize that the prevalence of primary aldosteronism is high in patients with strokes, a complication of long-standing hypertension.

Patients admitted with an acute stroke to the Acute Stroke Unit, Changi General Hospital, will be screened for Primary Aldosteronism three months post-stroke, and confirmatory tests will be done with saline-infusion test.


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NCT number NCT03789357
Study type Observational
Source Changi General Hospital
Contact Troy Puar, MRCP (UK)
Phone 67888833
Email troy_puar@cgh.com.sg
Status Recruiting
Phase
Start date May 1, 2018
Completion date June 30, 2021

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