Dr Renata Libianto

Institute: Monash University
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Current Project

High blood pressure caused by hormonal imbalance - how common is it, and how do we detect it?

Hypertension affects millions of Australians and is a leading risk factor for heart attack and stroke. Most people with hypertension have "essential hypertension" (i.e. they have no reversible cause), but a proportion have a treatable secondary cause such as primary aldosteronism (PA).

PA is condition of excess aldosterone production by the…

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