Effect of prostaglandins on renal salt and water excretion.


There are several important mechanisms by which renal prostaglandins modulate renal salt and water excretion. The role of endogenous renal prostaglandins in facilitating urinary sodium excretion and the individual nephron segments that are affected by renal prostaglandins are reviewed. The role of the administration of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents… (More)