Water Immersion Induced Atrial Natriuretic Peptide (ANP) Secretion in Heart Transplant Patients

  • F. Kokot
  • Z. Religa
  • S. Pasyk
  • A. Więcek
  • J. Frycz
  • W. Grzeszczak
  • A. Bochenek
  • J. Dulawa
Conference paper

Abstract

This paper aimed to study the intactness of ANP secretion in heart transplant patients and its relationship to renin (PRA), aldosterone (Ald) and vasopressin (AVP) secretion. ANP secretion was stimulated by central hypervolemia induced by head out water immersion (WI).

Key words

Heart transplant patients ANP Secretion Water immersion 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Kokot
    • 1
  • Z. Religa
    • 3
  • S. Pasyk
    • 2
  • A. Więcek
    • 1
  • J. Frycz
    • 2
  • W. Grzeszczak
    • 1
  • A. Bochenek
    • 3
  • J. Dulawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NephrologySilesian School of MedicineKatowicePoland
  2. 2.Department of CardiologySilesian School of MedicineKatowicePoland
  3. 3.Department of CardiosurgerySilesian School of MedicineKatowicePoland

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