Focused Issue on Endocrine-related Hypertension

Posted On 2019-06-22 14:29:45

This focused issue on “Endocrine-related Hypertension” is edited by Dr. Tracy S. Wang, from Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA; and Dr. Barbra S. Miller, from Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Dr. Tracy S. Wang is currently Professor of Surgery, Vice-Chair of Strategic and Professional Development, and Chief of the Section of Endocrine Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI). Her clinical practice is focused on the surgical endocrine disease of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands, including inherited endocrine syndromes.

Dr. Barbra S. Miller is currently the Assistant Professor in Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan, USA. Her research interests include adrenal cancer and other benign adrenal disorders, parathyroid disease, thyroid cancer and other benign thyroid disorders, pediatric thyroid and parathyroid surgery, Graves' disease, pediatric endocrine surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and complex or reoperative endocrine surgery.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Steroid biomarkers in primary aldosteronism
  2. Primary aldosteronism
  3. Surgical approach to patients with primary aldosteronism
  4. Surgical approach to patients with pheochromocytoma
  5. Hypercortisolism
  6. Surgical approach to patients with hypercortisolism
  7. Obesity and Hypertension
  8. Adrenal incidentaloma: cardiovascular and metabolic effects of mild cortisol excess
  9. Pheochromocytoma: Recent advances in genetics, biochemistry, imaging and therapeutic options
  10. Pregnancy-induced hypertension
  11. Hyperthyroidism
  12. parathyroidectomy-role in treating manifestations of hyperparathyroidism and the effect of treatment on hypertension and other cardiac manifestations
  13. Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Hypertension