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Aldosterone antagonists in clinical medicine

Aldosterone antagonists in clinical medicine

proceedings of the Searle symposium, Nice, April 13-15, 1978

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Published by Excerpta Medica, Elsevier/North-Holland, sole distributors for the USA and Canada in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heart -- Diseases -- Chemotherapy -- Congresses.,
  • Aldosterone antagonists -- Congresses.,
  • Spironolactone -- Congresses.

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    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementEditorial Board, G. M. Addison ... [et al.].
    SeriesInternational congress series ;, no. 460
    ContributionsAddison, G. M., G.D. Searle & Co.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC684.A44 A42
    The Physical Object
    Pagination527 p. :
    Number of Pages527
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4732918M
    ISBN 100444900624
    LC Control Number78021645

    A selective aldosterone receptor antagonist. Eplerenone binds to the mineralocorticoid receptor and blocks the binding of aldosterone, thereby decreasing sodium resorption and subsequently increasing water outflow. This leads to a decrease in blood pressure. Eplerenone is used in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure. Concepts.   Aldosterone antagonists are competitive aldosterone receptor antagonists, acting primarily at the aldosterone-dependent Na +-K + exchange site in the late distal tubule and upper collecting ly, aldosterone binds with the aldosterone (mineralocorticoid) receptors to form the aldosterone-induced proteins (AIPs).These proteins promote sodium reabsorption and K + secretion.

    Aldosterone-Mineralocorticoid Receptor - Cell Biology to Translational Medicine. Edited by: Brian Harvey and Frederic Jaisser. ISBN , eISBN , PDF ISBN , Published Author: Brian Harvey, Frederic Jaisser.   This study is a randomized clinical trial of a novel therapeutic approach, specifically the use of spironolactone, an aldosterone antagonist, in treating these patients. While this treatment has been shown to be useful in treating heart failure with reduced systolic function, it has not been studied in patients with preserved systolic function.

    Spironolactone (Aldactone) is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure, and edema or swelling from heart, kidney, or liver disease. It is also used to treat patients who make too much aldosterone or have low is more popular than comparable drugs. 1. In this meta-analysis of available randomized clinical trials, use of aldosterone antagonist therapy in patients with preserved ejection fraction following ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) was associated with reduction in overall mortality. 2. Use of aldosterone agonist was linked to a small increase in serum potassium and no overall difference in serum creatinine levels. Evidence Author: James England, MD.


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Disclaimer. Oxford University Press makes no representation, express or implied, that the drug dosages in this book are correct. Readers must therefore always check the product information and clinical procedures with the most up to date published product information and data sheets provided by the manufacturers and the most recent codes of conduct and safety regulations.

Aldosterone receptor antagonists (also called an antimineralocorticoid, MCRA, and sometimes MRA) are a class of drugs which block the effects of aldosterone. Aldosterone is the main mineralocorticoid hormone in the body and is produced in the adrenal cortex of the adrenal gland.

Aldosterone increases sodium reabsorption by the kidneys, salivary. Fredric Ginsberg, Joseph E. Parrillo, in Critical Care Medicine (Third Edition), Aldosterone Antagonists. Aldosterone antagonists work to counteract the salt and water Aldosterone antagonists in clinical medicine book caused by aldosterone.

In addition, this hormone is believed to be involved in the progressive myocardial fibrosis that occurs in the remodeling process. Aldosterone Antagonist. Aldosterone antagonists should be prescribed for post-MI patients without significant renal dysfunction (serum creatinine ≥ mg/dL in men and ≥ mg/dL in women) or hyperkalemia (serum potassium ≥ mEq/L), or for those who are already receiving therapeutic doses of an ACE inhibitor (or ARB) and a beta-blocker, have a LVEF 40% or less, and have either DM or HF.

An antimineralocorticoid, MCRA, or an aldosterone antagonist, is a diuretic drug which antagonizes the action of aldosterone at mineralocorticoid group of drugs is often used as adjunctive therapy, in combination with other drugs, for the management of chronic heart failure.

Spironolactone, the first member of the class, is also used in the management of hyperaldosteronism Biological target: Mineralocorticoid receptor. aldosterone antagonist: [ al-dos´ter-ōn, al´do-ster-ōn″ ] the main mineralocorticoid hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex, the principal biological activity of which is the regulation of electrolyte and water balance by promoting the retention of sodium (and, therefore, of water) and the excretion of potassium; the retention of water induces.

Aldosterone also causes sympathetic activation, parasympathetic inhibition, myocardial and vascular fibrosis, baroreceptor dysfunction, and impairment of arterial compliance. Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) are indicated in patients with NYHA II-IV CHF due to LVSD. They reduce both morbidity and mortality in clinical trials by 30%.

Aldosterone Function in Diabetes Mellitus: Effects on Cardiovascular and Renal Disease Samy I. McFarlane 1 Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension, Departments of Medicine and Cell Biology at State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Kings County Hospital Center, and Veterans Affairs Medical Centers of Cited by: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Aldosterone Antagonists in Clinical Medicine by Addison, G.

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Aldosterone antagonists in heart failure. The RALES [] and the EPHESUS [] trials have clearly demonstrated the benefits of aldosterone antagonists in patients with advanced stages of systolic heart ly, these observations have been extended to patients with milder degrees of cardiac dysfunction in the Eplerenone in Mild Patients Hospitalization and Survival Study in Heart Failure Cited by: 9.

Get this from a library. Aldosterone antagonists in clinical medicine: proceedings of the Searle symposium, Nice, April[G M Addison; G.D. Searle & Co.;].

People who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at increased risk of heart disease and worsening kidney disease needing treatment with dialysis or a kidney transplant. Increased amounts of protein in the urine are a sign of kidney stress and are linked to a greater chance of worsening kidney function.

Treatments that lower urine protein levels and protect kidney function are available and. Aldosterone in Clinical and Experimental Medicine Paperback – Ma by Eric John Ross (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Eric John Ross. Aldosterone antagonists improve survival in patients with significant heart failure, but should be used with caution in certain patients because of the potential to increase potassium levels After the RALES trial was published, the use of spironolactone increased substantially as did hospitalizations and deaths from high potassium levels [58].

Aldosterone Antagonists, SelectiveAldosterone antagonists compete with aldosterone receptor sites, reducing blood pressure and sodium none (Inspra)Eplerenone selectively blocks. Clinical trials have established the incremental benefits of aldosterone antagonist therapy in patients with heart failure (HF) and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), such that aldosterone antagonists were designated as class I, “useful and recommended,” within the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Cited by: This book focuses on the regulation, function and further research insights on aldosterone.

Chapter One discusses the role of aldosterone in the causation of cardiac oedema and highlights areas for potential future research. Chapter Two reviews secondary arterial hypertension due to primary : Jacqueline Miller. The two aldosterone antagonists currently on the market are spironolactone (brand name Aldactone) and eplerenone (Inspra).

Aldosterone is a corticosteroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands. Scientists have long known that aldosterone promotes the retention of sodium, which increases blood volume and thus raises blood pressure. The goal of this activity is to learn to effectively use aldosterone receptor antagonists to treat heart failure.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: List the physiologic effects of aldosterone. Describe outcomes of clinical trials of aldosterone receptor antagonists among patients with heart failure.

Impaired renal function is a risk factor for hyperkalemia during treatment with aldosterone-receptor antagonists. The risk of hyperkalemia increases progressively when serum creatinine exceeds µmol/l ( mg/dl). a In elderly patients or others with low muscle mass in whom serum creatinine does not accurately reflect glomerular filtration rate, it is recommended that glomerular.

Effect of Betablocker or Aldosterone Antagonist Therapy on Patients With Liver Cirrhosis (PEKASYS) The safety and scientific validity of this study is .The transformation of cardiac care over the past half century has been breathtaking to witness. In large part, this transformation is due to the advent of new drugs and devices, improved health car Cited by: