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Renal reserve in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8525147     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Normal pregnancy is associated with increases in renal blood flow and glomerular filtration rate, increases that are probably the most dramatic seen under any physiological conditions. Yet, despite these marked elevations in baseline values, most investigators have found that the kidneys of pregnant animals and humans are capable of further vasodilation and hyperfiltration in response to an acute protein load or amino acid infusion, ie, renal reserve is maintained in pregnancy.
Authors:
C L Gaboury; L L Woods
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in nephrology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0270-9295     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin. Nephrol.     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-01-19     Completed Date:  1996-01-19     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8110298     Medline TA:  Semin Nephrol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  449-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Nephrology, Hypertension, and Clinical Pharmacology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201-3098, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Female
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Humans
Kidney / physiology*
Pregnancy / physiology*
Renal Circulation

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