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Cardiovascular effects of aldosterone.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15869008     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Aldosterone plays an important role in the pathophysiology of sodium/potassium and water homeostasis of the body. It is nowadays clear that aldosterone contributes also to the development of cardio-vascular diseases, such as hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy, heart failare, renal failare and others, by direct effets on vesels and the heart. The global view on pathophysiology, on harmful effects of aldosterone and on aldosterone in hypertension and heart failare is presented.
Authors:
J Murin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bratislavské lekárske listy     Volume:  106     ISSN:  0006-9248     ISO Abbreviation:  Bratisl Lek Listy     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-05-04     Completed Date:  2005-06-02     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0065324     Medline TA:  Bratisl Lek Listy     Country:  Slovakia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3-19     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
1st Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, University Hospital, Bratislava, Slovakia. murin@faneba.sk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aldosterone / metabolism,  pharmacology,  physiology*
Aldosterone Antagonists / therapeutic use
Animals
Cardiovascular Diseases / physiopathology*
Heart Failure / physiopathology
Humans
Hypertension / physiopathology
Receptors, Aldosterone / physiology
Spironolactone / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Aldosterone Antagonists; 0/Receptors, Aldosterone; 52-01-7/Spironolactone; 52-39-1/Aldosterone

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