Whole body and regional clearances of noradrenaline and adrenaline in man.


The whole body clearance of noradrenaline (NA) was measured in seven patients pre- and postoperatively. L-3H-NA was infused intravenously for 90 min and steady-state concentrations of L-3H-NA were measured in both arterial and peripheral venous blood. Preoperatively, in the resting supine position the clearance values based on arterial and venous sampling… (More)