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Adrenal renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in streptozotocin-diabetic rats.
Effect of age on the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in normal subjects: simultaneous measurement of active and inactive renin, renin substrate, and aldosterone in plasma.
Genotype-phenotype relationships for the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in a normal population.
Specifically, this treatment included enforced continuous uptitration of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system antagonists and [beta]-blockers.
Interrelationships between the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and calcium homeostatic systems.
Aldosterone, a hormone of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, has been linked to hypertension, cardiac hypertrophy, and cardiac and vascular fibrosis.
Vitae Pharmaceuticals today announced results of a Phase I clinical study in healthy volunteers demonstrating the Company's lead compound, VTP-27999, significantly reduced the activity of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) in the kidney.
7,8] It acts to enhance the protective neurohormonal systems of the heart (NP system) while simultaneously suppressing the effects of the overactive renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS).
2]), elderly patients, and patients on either diuretics or medications that interfere with the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (eg, angiotensin-converting-enzyme [ACE] inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers [ARBs]), or patients with low systolic blood pressure.
Plasma renin is therefore the initiator of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, which has an important role in the homeostasis of water and electrolyte balance and in the regulation of arterial pressure.
Blockade of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system using angiotensin receptor blockers improves endothelial cell function and reduces experimentally induced atherosclerosis.