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In the case group, before hydrodissection, vasopressin was prepared by dilution of one ampoule (20 units) of Hypress[R] (Exir Pharmaceutical Co.
Practical management of exercise-associated hyponatremic encephalopathy: The sodium paradox of non-osmotic vasopressin secretion.
2 g/kg, orally, 21 days) also decreased the content of arginine vasopressin (AVP) in the pituitary and the expression of AVP mRNA in hypothalamus compared with the stress control group.
Brain vasopressin is an important regulator of maternal behavior independent of dams' trait anxiety.
If the myoma is pedunculated, on a broad base, the vasopressin should not be placed into the pedicle itself, as bleeding can be excessive; rather, the vasopressin is placed in the uterus around the pedicle.
He does express concern, though, about how a person's genetic information could be used with respect to vasopressin, the other neurotransmitter involved in pair bonding.
Estrogen receptors: their roles in regulation of vasopressin release for maintenance of fluid and electrolyte homeostasis.
My postdoctoral work focused on developing quantitative methods (radioimmunoassay and high performance liquid chromatography) for measuring physiological changes in the posterior pituitary hormones vasopressin and oxytocin.
The drugs can be taken by mouth or injection and work by interfering with the hormone vasopressin.
Key agents in development are primarily focused on targeting cardiovascular neurohormonal pathways, such as arginine vasopressin antagonists (which include Otsuka's Tolvaptan) and renin-angiotensin aldosterone system modulators (which include Novartis's Aliskiren).
Cases of life-threatening hypotonic encephalopathy and fatal cerebral edema demonstrated euvolemia with non-osmotic secretion of arginine vasopressin (AVP), fulfilling the essential diagnostic criteria for the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH).