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natriuretic

[¦nā·trē·yu̇′red·ik]
(pharmacology)
A medicinal agent which inhibits reabsorption of cations, particularly sodium, from urine.
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One theory postulates a vicious circle in which atrial dilatation and fibrillation lead to overproduction of atrial natriuretic factor and amyloid deposition, which further exacerbates fibrillation and dilatation (7).
Both atrial and brain (or b-type) natriuretic factors have been linked to CSW.
Atrial natriuretic factor (ANF), a circulating hormone derived principally from cardiac atrial myocytes, plays an important role in the control of salt and water homeostasis and blood pressure.
Sampatrilat also inhibits neutral endopeptidase which, in turn, results in an elevation of atrial natriuretic factor (ANF), the body's own natural diuretic.
Effect of low dose R blockers on atrial and ventricular (B type) natriuretic factor in heart failure: a double blind, randomised comparison of metoprolol and a third generation vasodilating R blocker.
Plasma proatrial natriuretic factor (1-98) concentration after myocardial infarction: relation to indices of cardiac and renal function.
The long-predicted natriuretic and endocrine function of the heart was demonstrated more than 20 years ago (1) by the discovery of atrial natriuretic peptide [atrial natriuretic factor, A-type natriuretic peptide (ANP)].
In vitro stability of N-terminal proatrial natriuretic factor in unfrozen samples: an important prerequisite for its use as a biochemical parameter of atrial pressure in clinical routine.
Three peptides from the atrial natriuretic factor prohormone amino terminus lower blood pressure and produce diuresis, natriuresis, and/or kaliuresis in humans.
The N-terminus and a 4,000-MW peptide from the midportion of the N-terminus of the atrial natriuretic factor prohormone each circulate in humans and increase in congestive heart failure.
Urodilatin, a kidney-derived natriuretic factor, is excreted with a circadian rhythm and stimulated by saline infusion in man.
Garg received an American Heart Association Fellowship to study the role of nitric oxide and atrial natriuretic factor in the regulation of smooth muscle cell growth.