Nephrology/Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

  • Sharon Anderson


The biologic price of aging includes progressive structural and functional deterioration of the kidney, and the changes in renal function during normal aging are among the most dramatic of any organ system. This chapter considers the functional and structural changes that occur with normal aging; more detailed reviews may be found in several recent publications.1–5


Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Glomerular Basement Membrane Glomerular Sclerosis Electrolyte Disorder Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Level 
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