Does the Stimulation of Peripheral Arterial Chemoreceptors in Humans by Almitrine Bismesylate Inhibit Proximal Tubular Reabsorption?

  • C. Ledderhos
  • R. Sanchez
  • W. Quies
  • R. Schuster


In normoxic mammals natriuresis due to the stimulation of peripheral arterial chemoreceptors is a well documented phenomenon (Honig, 1983; Honig et al., 1985; Honig, 1989). This could be shown in different laboratory animals using various methods of chemoreceptor stimulation (Ullmann, 1961; Fischer et al., 1969; Flemming et al., 1976; Alward et al., 1978; Meerson et al., 1980; Walker, 1982; Gotshall et al., 1983; Bardsley and Suggett, 1987) and also in humans (Ledderhos et al., 1987; Koller et al., 1989).


Carotid Body Renal Hemodynamic Excretory Function Effective Renal Plasma Flow Clearance Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Ledderhos
    • 1
  • R. Sanchez
    • 1
  • W. Quies
    • 1
  • R. Schuster
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PhysiologyErnst-Moritz-Arndt-UniversityGreifswaldGDR

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