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TitleProstaglandins and the Kidney [electronic resource] : Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, and Clinical Applications / edited by Michael J. Dunn, Carlo Patrono, Giulio A. Cinotti
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US, 1983
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4684-4277-9
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I. Prostaglandin Biochemistry and Assays -- 1. Biosynthesis and Metabolism of Prostaglandins in Human Kidney in Vitro -- 2. Regulation of Prostaglandin Biosynthesis in Cultured Renal Medullary Interstitial Cells -- 3. Cellular Compartmentalization of the Biosynthesis and Function of PGE2 and PGI2 in the Renal Medulla -- 4. Regional Differences in in Vitro Prostaglandin Synthesis by the Rat Kidney -- 5. Biosynthesis of Prostaglandins and Thromboxanes in the Dog Kidney -- 6. Distinct Acylhydrolase and PG Synthase Systems in the Perfused Rabbit Kidney: Selective Activation by Vasoactive Peptide Hormones and by Adenine Nucleotides -- 7. Perfusion-Dependent, Selective Induction of Prostaglandin Biosynthesis Activity in Rabbit Kidney Cortex -- 8. Investigations of Renal Arachidonic Acid Metabolites by Radioimmunoassay -- 9. Investigations on Renal Prostaglandins by Gas Chromatographyโ{128}{148}Mass Spectrometry -- II. Physiology and Pathophysiology -- 10. The Role of Arachidonic Acid Metabolism in the Modulation of Renal Blood Flow -- 11. Reversal of Vasoconstriction in the Isolated Perfused Rat Kidney by Picogram Amounts of PGE2 -- 12. Studies of Prostaglandin Action on the Glomerular Microcirculation -- 13. Tubular Actions of Arachidonic Acid Metabolites: Effects of NaCl and Water Transport -- 14. The Effects of Vasopressin and Vasopressin Analogues upon Renal Synthesis of Prostaglandins -- 15. Renal Prostaglandins in Human Adaptation to Modifications of Sodium Balance -- 16. Cardiovascular Responses to 6-Keto-PGE1, a Potent Renin-Releasing Agent -- 17. Neural Control of Renin Secretion: Role of Prostaglandins -- 18. Factor Affecting Excretion of Renal Prostaglandins. A Study with Hypertonic Sodium and Glucose Infusions in Normal Female Subjects -- 19. Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) in Renal Papilla in NaCl Hypertension -- III. Pharmacology and Pathopharmacology -- 20. Diuretics and Kidney Prostaglandins -- 21. Does Prostaglandin Release Contribute to the Hypotension Induced by Inhibitors of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme? -- 22. The Mode of Action of Anti-inflammatory Steroids -- 23. Mechanism of Steroid-Induced Inhibition of Prostaglandin Production by Rat Renomedullary Cells in Culture -- 24. The Effect of Indomethacin on Renal Function and Glomerular Protein Loss -- 25. The Role of Arachidonic Acid Metabolites in the Functional Renal Impairment Associated with Liver Disease -- 26. Prostaglandins and Renal Function after Chronic Ligation of the Common Bile Duct in Dogs -- 27. The Influence of Indomethacin on Some Pharmacological Actions of Atenolol -- IV. Clinical Applications -- 28. The Mechanism and Site of the Enhanced Arachidonate Metabolism in Ureter Obstruction -- 29. Role of Thromboxanes in Renal Disease -- 30. Platelet and Vascular Prostaglandins in Uremia and Thrombotic Microangiopathy -- 31. Platelet Prostaglandin Production in the Nephrotic Syndrome -- 32. The Pathophysiologic and Therapeutic Role of Platelet and Vascular Arachidonic Acid Metabolites in Renal Failure -- 33. The Role of Arachidonic Acid Metabolites in the Pathophysiology of Bartterโ{128}{153}s Syndrome -- 34. Abnormal Platelet Aggregation in Patients with Bartterโ{128}{153}s Syndrome -- 35. A Possible Role of Arachidonic Acid Metabolites in Essential Hypertension -- 36. The Role of Renal Prostaglandin E in the Mechanism of the Exaggerated Fractional Na Excretion in Hypertensive Patients with Advanced Renal Disease -- 37. Platelet Deposition in Renal Transplant Rejection and Treatment with Prostacyclin Infusion -- 38. Factors Affecting Immunoreactive Thromboxane B2 in Kidney Transplant Patients


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