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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bonfig, Walter; Schwarz, Hans Peter 
Title:
Blood pressure, fludrocortisone dose and plasma renin activity in children with classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency followed from birth to 4 years of age. 
Abstract:
Infants with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) require higher doses of fludrocortisone (FC) due to physiological mineralocorticoid resistance. The adequacy of mineralocorticoid replacement should be closely monitored to avoid hypertension.To evaluate blood pressure (BP) in infants with CAH due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency.Thirty-three patients (18f/15 m) diagnosed by newborn screening were followed until the age of 4 years. Mean start of HC and FC treatment was day 9·8 ± 9·2 postnatally. Mean...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
81 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
871-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0300-0664 
TUM Institution:
Kinderklinik und Poliklinik