Correlates of atrial natriuretic factor in chronic renal failure

Giancarlo Tonolo, Aldo Soro, V. Scardaccio, Chiara Troffa, Antonio Pazzola, Paolo Manunta, Maria G. Melis, Filippo Pala, Paolo Madeddu, P. P. Rovasio, Piero Montorsit, Nicola Glorioso

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Abstract

Plasma atrial natriuretic factor (ANF), blood pressure, age, plasma renin activity and Creatinine were measured in 50 normal volunteers, 141 essential hypertensives, 35 patients with chronic renal failure who had never been dialysed and 27 patients with end-stage renal failure on constant haemodialysis. Plasma ANF was correlated positively with age in the normal group (r = 0.52, P <0.01) and with blood pressure in the essential hypertensives (r = 0.50, P <0.001), and neg- atively with renin in the normal and end-stage renal failure patients (r = —0.47, r= —0.34; P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S238-S239
JournalJournal of Hypertension, Supplement
Volume7
Publication statusPublished - 1989

Keywords

  • Atrial natriuretic peptide
  • Left ventricular hypertrophy
  • Renal function

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology

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