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Kidney in Essential Hypertension : DEVELOPMENTS IN CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE - Franz H. Messerli

Kidney in Essential Hypertension


By: Franz H. Messerli (Editor)

Hardcover Published: December 2009
ISBN: 9780898386165
Number Of Pages: 260

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Proceedings of the course on the kidney in essential hypertension, held at New Orleans, Louisiana, March 18-19, 1983

The Kidney in the Pathogenesis of Essential Hypertension.- 1. The Role of a Circulating Sodium Transport Inhibitor to Essential Hypertension.- 2. Atrial Natriuretic Factor.- 3. The Physiology and Cell Biology of the Renin-Angiotensin System in Hypertension.- 4. Prostaglandins and Hypertension.- 5. Kallikrein and Kinins in Epithelial Ion Transport.- 6. Renal Afferent Nerves: Evidence for a Role in Cardiovascular Regulation and the Pathogenesis of Experimental Hypertension.- 7. Renal Blood Flow and Function in Essential Hypertension.- 8. The Kidney and Experimental Hypertension.- The Kidney as a Target Organ in Essential Hypertension.- 9. Determinants of Exaggerated Natriuresis in Arterial Hypertension.- 10. Renal Hemodynamics in Obese and Lean Essential Hypertensive Patients.- 11. Sodium and Water Excretion in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure and Cirrhosis.- 12. Comparison of Renal Hemodynamics in Black and White Patients with Essential Hypertension.- Antihypertensive Treatment and the Kidney.- 13. Effects of Beta-Adrenergic Antagonists and Diuretics on Kidney Function in Hypertensive Patients.- 14. The Effects of Central Alpha-Adrenoceptor Agonists and Adrenergic-Neuronal Blocking Agents on the Kidney.- 15. Effects of Alpha1-Adrenoceptor Antagonists and Directly Acting Vasodilators on the Kidney.- 16. Diuretics and the Kidney.- 17. Converting Enzyme Inhibition and the Kidney: Effect on Potassium Homeostasis and Renal Function.- 18. Systemic and Renal Hemodynamic Effects of Enalapril in Patients with Essential Hypertension.- 19. Antihypertensive Treatment in Renal Failure.

ISBN: 9780898386165
ISBN-10: 0898386160
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 1.25