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Role of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and proinflammatory mediators in cardiovascular disease.
Thus, cats with adrenocortical tumors have very high plasma aldosterone activity and, in general, completely suppressed plasma renin activity, since the secretion is independent of the stimulation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (JAVADI et al., 2005).
Abbreviations ACE: Angiotensin-converting enzyme AGT: Angiotensinogen AGTR1: Angiotensin II type I receptor CYP11B2: Aldosterone synthase eGFR: Estimated glomerular filtration rate ESRD: End-stage renal stage LRM: Logistic regression model MDR: Multifactor dimensionality reduction PCR: Polymerase chain reaction RAAS: Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system RFLP: Restriction fragment length polymorphism SD: Standard deviation SNPs: Single nucleotide polymorphisms.
Ghahramani, "Effect of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockade therapy on incidence of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with chronic kidney disease," Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases, vol.
Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockers constitute a major treatment modality for cardiovascular and renal diseases, and the use of ACEIs is very common among patients undergoing coronary angiography.
McMurray et al., "Baseline characteristics in the aliskiren trial in type 2 diabetes using cardio-renal endpoints (ALTITUDE)," Journal of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System, vol.
Nonetheless, the finding of a moderate reduction in serum aldosterone level indicates that the effects of vita min [D.sub.3] on the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) in patients with heart failure warrants further study, including assessment of possible long-term clinical benefit.
The steroid hormone aldosterone, produced by the adrenal gland, is part of a renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system that helps the body regulate blood pressure and sodium retention.
Angiotensin II reactivation and aldosterone escape phenomena in renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockade: is oral renin inhibition the solution?
The renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, glucose metabolism and diabetes.
In addition, all renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system medications can induce hyperkalemia.