January 1983

Reflex Control of Renal Salt and Water Excretion

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha.

Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(1):129-132. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350010139023

• The regulation of renal salt and water excretion by the kidneys involves both intrarenal and extrarenal mechanisms. These systems play a pivotal role in the regulation of body fluid volume. An understanding of their operation is important in the treatment of many disease states. The normal operation of these control mechanisms is reviewed.

(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:129-132)