The kidney in acute renal failure: innocent bystander, victim or still a suspect?

Groesdonk, Heinrich Volker; Heringlake, Matthias
March 2010
Intensive Care Medicine;Mar2010, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p389
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the acute renal failure. He refers to a study by Dr. T. Saotome, he discusses that restoration of normal renal blood flow induces brief hyperemia before all measured variables returns to normal. He also discusses the role of reninangiotensin- aldosterone system (RAAS) in regulating and distributing renal blood flow and mediating the tubular reabsorptive capacity.


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