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One hundred fifty-eight intravenous saline solution infusions (3 mmol Na per kilogram body weight) were performed in (1) normal primigravid women during the second and third trimesters and post partum, after 1 week of either a high, low, or ad libitum salt intake; (2) normotensive primigravid women during midpregnancy who later developed pregnancy-induced(More)
Many physiological variables known or thought to affect erythrocyte Na+,K+-cotransport are altered in pregnancy. The interrelationships of Na+,K+-cotransport and pregnancy were therefore examined. Values were elevated by more than 30% in both second and third trimesters with a return towards non-pregnant levels in the postpartum period. Although pregnancy(More)
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