Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System

by / Saturday, 22 October 2011 / Published in Internal Medicine, Pathology, Videos

In this short video I will cover everything you need to know in order to understand the inner-workings of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. ¬†This is an overview of how the system works, but does not go into the in-depth pharmacology of the associated ACE inhibitors, which you’ll find on another video.

The Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system is a system designed to recognize and correct low plasma volume, and in the production of angiotensin 2 it gains the ability to increase plasma volume in a number of important ways.


I hope that clarified the steps involved in the production of aldosterone.

Dr. Paul

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