Hemodynamics, compartments and the renin-aldosterone system in chronic heart failure.

@article{Hesse1975HemodynamicsCA,
  title={Hemodynamics, compartments and the renin-aldosterone system in chronic heart failure.},
  author={Birger Hesse and Ingolf Nielsen and A. C. Bollerup and Kirsten Olesen and A Uhrenholdt},
  journal={European journal of cardiology},
  year={1975},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={107-15}
}
In 12 patients with chronic mitral or aortic disease plasma renin activity (PRA) and aldosterone secretion rate (ASR) were correlated to hemodynamics, kidney function, plasma and interstitial fluid volume, and plasma sodium concentration, both in the congestive state (I) and after sodium depletion (II). PRA (I) and ASR (I) were normal or slightly elevated… CONTINUE READING