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The small intestine, salt intake and arterial hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7599757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The possibility that the small intestine is of importance for the development of arterial hypertension is discussed in relation to the presence of an intestinal sodium sensor and an intestinal natriuretic factor. We propose that an intestinal sodium sensor upon activation releases a factor that evokes renal excretion of sodium. Based on observations made in the Dahl strain of hypertensive rats it is suggested that an attenuation of this mechanism may contribute to the development of arterial hypertension.
Authors:
J Y Mu; G C Hansson; O Lundgren
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Blood pressure     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0803-7051     ISO Abbreviation:  Blood Press.     Publication Date:  1995 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-08-07     Completed Date:  1995-08-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9301454     Medline TA:  Blood Press     Country:  NORWAY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  77-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Physiology, Göteborg University, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Hypertension / etiology*,  physiopathology
Intestine, Small / physiopathology*
Kidney / physiopathology
Natriuretic Agents / metabolism*
Rats
Rats, Inbred SHR
Rats, Inbred WKY
Sodium Chloride / metabolism*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Natriuretic Agents; 7647-14-5/Sodium Chloride

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