Effect of propranolol on aldosterone response to heat exposure in sodium-restricted men

  title={Effect of propranolol on aldosterone response to heat exposure in sodium-restricted men},
  author={Gabrielle Brandenberger and Marguerite Follenius and S. Oyono and B. Reinhardt and Michelle Simeoni},
  journal={Journal of Endocrinological Investigation},
To assess the role of the renin-angiotensin system in the control of aldosterone reease in response to heat exposure, 6 sodium restricted subjects were studied on three random experimental days: a control day and two heat exposure days (46 C, 35 mbar, 90 min) with and without propranolol. Plasma aldosterone, renin activity, ACTH and K+ were determined from plasma samples taken every 20 min from 08:00 to 14:00. After propranolol administration, plasma aldosterone responsiveness to heat exposure… 
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