Body Fluids: Normal Volumes and Compositions

  • Esmail Koushanpour
  • Wilhelm Kriz
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Abstract

We have just learned that the kidneys play a major role in stabilizing the volume and composition of body fluids. To proceed further, we must acquire a basic understanding of fluid and electrolyte balance, a subject that is of great clinical importance.

Keywords

Test Substance Total Body Water Extracellular Volume Cartilage Volume Deuterium Oxide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Esmail Koushanpour
    • 1
  • Wilhelm Kriz
    • 2
  1. 1.Northwestern University Medical SchoolChicagoUSA
  2. 2.University of HeidelbergHeidelbergFederal Republic of Germany

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