The Local Cardiac Renin-Angiotensin Aldosterone System

  • Edward D. Frohlich
  • Richard N. Re
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0528-4

Table of contents (17 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Renin, Prorenin, and the (Pro)renin Receptor
    Genevieve Nguyen, Aurelie Contrepas
    Pages 19-28
  3. Exploiting Rat Genetics to Investigate Hypertensive End-Organ Damage
    Xiaoujun Liu, Christopher O.C. Bellamy, Linda J. Mullins, Donald Dunbar, John J. Mullins
    Pages 51-66
  4. Novel Aspects of the Cardiac Renin–Angiotensin System
    Vivek P. Singh, Kenneth M. Baker, Rajesh Kumar
    Pages 75-89
  5. Intracrine Function from Angiotensin to Stem Cells
    Richard N. Re, Julia L. Cook
    Pages 91-100
  6. Renin Cell Identity and Homeostasis
    R. Ariel Gómez, Maria Luisa S. Sequeira Lopez, Xuan Jin, Magali Cordaillat, Ellen Steward Pentz
    Pages 101-106
  7. Role of Renal Aminopeptidases and Angiotensin Type-2 (AT2) Receptors in Sodium Excretion and Hypertension
    Robert M. Carey, Shetal H. Padia, John J. Gildea, Susanna R. Keller
    Pages 107-120
  8. Intrarenal Angiotensin II Augmentation in Hypertension
    Romer A. Gonzalez-Villalobos, L.G. Navar
    Pages 121-131
  9. Collecting Duct Renin: A Critical Linkin Angiotensin II-Dependent Hypertension
    Minolfa C. Prieto, L. Gabriel Navar
    Pages 133-141
  10. Renin–Angiotensin–Aldosterone System and Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis in Hypertensive Heart Disease
    Arantxa González, Susana Ravassa, Begoña López, Javier Beaumonta, Javier Díez
    Pages 143-150
  11. Salt and Heart: RAAS Involvement
    Jasmina Varagic, Carlos M. Ferrario
    Pages 165-173
  12. Cardiac Effects of Aldosterone, the Bad, but Is There Also a Good?
    Ludovic Bénard, Bernard Swynghedauw, Paul Milliez, Marie-Lory Ambroisine, Smail Messaoudi, Jane-Lise Samuel et al.
    Pages 175-180
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 181-184

About these proceedings


The Local Cardiac Renin-Angiotensin Aldosterone System, Second Edition updates new findings on the local renin-angiotensin systems (RAS) with a focus on the local RAASs of the cardiovascular system and kidney.


Edward D. Frohlich, M.D., M.A.C.P, F.A.C.C., is the Alton Ochsner Distinguished Scientist at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is also Professor of Medicine and of Physiology at Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, and Clinical Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans. He is past Editor-in-Chief of the American Heart Association journal HYPERTENSION.


Richard N. Re, M.D., is the Section Head, Hypertension at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is also Ochsner's Scientific Director of Research.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Edward D. Frohlich
    • 1
  • Richard N. Re
    • 2
  1. 1.Ochsner Clinic FoundationNew OrleansU.S.A.
  2. 2.Ochsner Clinic FoundationNew OrleansU.S.A.

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-0527-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-0528-4