Diagnostic Use

Aetiology of hypertension (primary hyperaldosteronism, and other mineralocorticoid excess states associated with high blood pressure, renal artery stenosis, renin secreting tumours). Best done in conjunction with measurement of plasma aldosterone.

Localising renal ischaemic disease (renal vein renin sampling).

Diagnosis of primary adrenocortical insufficiency and assessing adequacy of mineralocorticoid replacement.

Diagnosis of Bartter's syndrome.

Diagnosis of hypovolaemic disorders (eg patients presenting with hyponatraemia, postural hypotension etc).

Diagnosis of hyporeninaemic syndromes.


Endo/Steroid Lab

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Turnaround Time

7 days

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