Affordable Access

Angiotensin II type 1 receptor activation increases microvascular hydraulic permeability.

Authors
  • 1
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgery
0039-6060
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
136
Issue
5
Pages
1054–1060
Identifiers
PMID: 15523401
Source
Medline

Abstract

We conclude that endothelial cell Ang II receptors play an important role in modulating transendothelial fluid flux. Activating the AT1 receptor increases L(p); the AT2 receptor may operate to oppose this action. Pharmacologic manipulation of Ang II receptors may be beneficial during shock states to limit intravascular fluid loss.

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.

Statistics

Seen <100 times
0 Comments