Disease Conditions Which Alter Renal Sodium and Water Reabsorption

  • Christopher J. Lote


A number of disease states alter the renal handling of ions and water. This chapter covers the renal handling of ions (mainly sodium) and water in the following conditions:


Renal Blood Flow Primary Hyperaldosteronism Sodium Reabsorption Hypovolemic Shock Tissue Fluid 
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Further Reading

  1. Levy M (1992) Hepatorenal syndrome. In: Seldin DW, Giebisch C (eds) The kidney, physiology and pathophysiology, 2nd edn. Raven, New York, pp 3305–3326Google Scholar
  2. Lote CJ, Harper L, Savage COS (1996) Mechanisms of acute renal failure. Br J Anaesth 77:82–89PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher J. Lote
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  1. 1.College of Medical and Dental SciencesUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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