Effect of elevated blood pressure, renin and aldosterone on renal sodium handling in two-kidney Goldblatt hypertensive rats.

The effect of elevated blood pressure, renin and aldosterone on renal Na+ retention in two-kidney Goldblatt hypertensive rats were investigated. The technique involved retrograde perfusion from the renal veins via the kidneys, and then through the renal arteries and dorsal aorta. Sodium retention in the stenosed kidney of 7 and 30-60 days post-stenosis… CONTINUE READING