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Physiological Responses to Natriuretic Hormones

Handbook of Physiology, The Endocrine System, Endocrine Regulation of Water and Electrolyte Balance

  1. Mark L. Zeidel

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp070311

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Zeidel, M. L. 2011. Physiological Responses to Natriuretic Hormones. Comprehensive Physiology. 410–435.

Author Information

  1. Renal-Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Cellular Actions of Natriuretic Peptides
    • 1.1
      The Family of Natriuretic Peptides
    • 1.2
      Natriuretic Peptide Receptors
    • 1.3
      Natriuretic Peptide Signaling
  • 2
    Adrenal and Other Endocrine Actions of Natriuretic Peptides
  • 3
    Regulation of Blood Pressure by Natriuretic Peptides
    • 3.1
      Regulation of Autonomic Reflexes
    • 3.2
      Cardiac Output
    • 3.3
      Peripheral Vascular Resistance
    • 3.4
      Distribution of Fluid Between Intravascular and Extravascular Compartments
    • 3.5
      Integrative Effects on Blood Pressure
    • 3.6
      Growth of Vascular Cells
  • 4
    Renal Actions of Natriuretic Peptides
    • 4.1
      Renal Hemodynamics
    • 4.2
      Renal Epithelial Actions
    • 4.3
      Integrative Effects on Renal Function
  • 5
    Integrative Physiology of Natriuretic Peptides
    • 5.1
      Roles in Normal Physiology and Disease
  • 6
    Summary and Future Directions