Effect of eplerenone on blood pressure and the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in oligo-anuric chronic hemodialysis patients - a pilot study.

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INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Recent studies have suggested that aldosterone has many effects in addition to its ability to cause the kidney to retain sodium. To test the hypothesis that aldosterone can cause hypertension in a manner that does not involve renal sodium retention, we administered eplerenone, a specific aldosterone antagonist, to oligo-anuric chronic… (More)

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