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Aldosterone Summary

Description: A hormone secreted by the ADRENAL CORTEX that regulates electrolyte and water balance by increasing the renal retention of sodium and the excretion of potassium.

Also Known As: Aldosterone, (+-)-Isomer; Aldosterone, (11 beta,17 alpha)-Isomer; Pregn-4-en-18-al, 11,21-dihydroxy-3,20-dioxo-, (11beta)-

Networked: 8566 relevant articles (315 outcomes, 1012 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Aldosterone is Relevant

  1. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) : 81 outcomes 266 studies in 2391 results
  2. Heart Failure : 47 outcomes 149 studies in 735 results
  3. Adenoma (Adenomas) : 45 outcomes 110 studies in 1220 results
  4. Hyperaldosteronism (Conn Syndrome) : 45 outcomes 106 studies in 1393 results
  5. Hyperplasia : 15 outcomes 31 studies in 359 results
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Drugs Related to Aldosterone

  1. Renin
  2. Spironolactone (Aldactone)
  3. Angiotensins
  4. Sodium
  5. eplerenone (Inspra)
  6. Potassium
  7. Angiotensin II
  8. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)
  9. Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme)
  10. Mineralocorticoid Receptors (Mineralocorticoid Receptor)
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Therapies Related to Aldosterone

  1. Adrenalectomy
  2. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Nephrectomy
  5. Implantable Defibrillators (Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator)
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