Analysis of various vasoactive hormones during diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)

Miklós Miltényi, Tivadar Tulassay, Wolfgang Rascher, Anna Körner, Antal Szabó

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Extremely low plasma ANP levels in DKA associated with severe volume depletion suggest a negative feedback regulation of the hormone. In DKA the plasma volume and sodium regulating hormonal systems are markedly altered by the volume depletion. Plasma concentrations of vasoconstrictor and sodium and water retaining hormones like AVP, renin, aldosterone and noradrenaline are increased, whereas that of ANP, with potent vasodilator and natriuretic properties, is suppressed. Following volume repletion, most of the alterations are reversible.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)403-404
Number of pages2
JournalFresenius' Zeitschrift für Analytische Chemie
Issue number4-5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1988


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Clinical Biochemistry

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