Hemodynamic effects of lysine-vasopressin in orthostatic hypotension.

  title={Hemodynamic effects of lysine-vasopressin in orthostatic hypotension.},
  author={Mahendr S. Kochar},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={6 1},
Previous investigations have demonstrated that the postural stimulation of arginine vasopressin (AVP) release is reduced in patients with Shy-Drager syndrome. We studied the effects of lypressin nasal spray on hemodynamic parameters in ten patients with chronic orthostatic hypotension. Heart rate, blood pressure, and stroke volume were measured at 0 degrees, 45 degrees and 70 degrees tilt before and one-half hour after two nasal sprays (four United States Pharmacopeia posterior pituitary… CONTINUE READING


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