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Baha M. Arafah, MD, answers our questions about his recent study, which calls into question current practice of administering excessive hydrocortisone supplementation among patients with adrenal insufficiency undergoing a surgical procedure.
Despite guideline recommendations, evidence suggests there is inadequate testing for primary aldosteronism among patients with treatment-resistant hypertension. In a recent study, researchers examined the rates of this testing in US veterans with treatment-resistant hypertension, and the associations of hypertension management.
A 33-year-old man presented with bilateral flank pain associated with nausea and vomiting 10 days after having undergone an uncomplicated laparoscopic cholecystectomy. He denied having had fever, chills, hematuria, or dysuria.