Angiotensin II infusion to the midgestation ovine fetus: effects on the fetal kidney.


Renal and cardiovascular responses to an intravenous infusion of ANG II (1 microg/h) or saline for 3 days were examined in ovine fetuses at midgestation (75-85 days of gestation, term 150 days). ANG II caused an increase in fetal blood pressure (36 +/- 2 to 44 +/- 3 mmHg) and urine flow rate (8 +/- 2 to a maximum of 18 +/- 6 ml/h). Plasma renin… (More)


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