Potassium Control of Aldosterone? - USMLE Forums
USMLE Forums Logo
USMLE Forums         Your Reliable USMLE Online Community     Members     Posts
Home
USMLE Articles
USMLE News
USMLE Polls
USMLE Books
USMLE Apps
Go Back   USMLE Forums > USMLE Step 1 Forum

USMLE Step 1 Forum USMLE Step 1 Discussion Forum: Let's talk about anything related to USMLE Step 1 exam


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-21-2014
USMLE Forums Master
 
Steps History: 1+CK+CS+3
Posts: 592
Threads: 92
Thanked 196 Times in 128 Posts
Reputation: 206
Send a message via Skype™ to drpisho
Help Potassium Control of Aldosterone?

Hello, could someone kindly explain how does K+ levels in plasma affect Aldosterone secretion by the Glomerulosa?
Thank you
__________________
Will. Power. Faith. MATCHED IM 2016!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message



  #2  
Old 01-22-2014
USMLE Forums Addict
 
Steps History: ---
Posts: 183
Threads: 3
Thanked 98 Times in 60 Posts
Reputation: 108
Default

Hyperkalemia ==> increased aldosterone production
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 01-22-2014
USMLE Forums Master
 
Steps History: 1+CK+CS+3
Posts: 592
Threads: 92
Thanked 196 Times in 128 Posts
Reputation: 206
Send a message via Skype™ to drpisho
Show Teeth

just like that? lol i thought a mechanism was involved.
better to know less Hahaha more room for more info.
Thanks a lot for replying!!
__________________
Will. Power. Faith. MATCHED IM 2016!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message



Reply

Tags
Electrolytes-, Endocrine-, Physiology-

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the USMLE Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Medical School
Choose "---" if you don't want to tell. AMG for US & Canadian medical schools. IMG for all other medical schools.
USMLE Steps History
What steps finished! Example: 1+CK+CS+3 = Passed Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 2 CS, and Step 3.

Choose "---" if you don't want to tell.

Favorite USMLE Books
What USMLE books you really think are useful. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.
Location
Where you live. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Why primary hypocortisolism can also cause aldosterone deficiency? ethan_kien USMLE Step 1 Forum 6 01-08-2014 10:37 PM
renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system aktorque USMLE Step 1 Forum 9 12-05-2013 09:01 AM
Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system rapiddo USMLE Links & Free Ads 0 07-16-2012 10:35 AM
Aldosterone & α-intercalated cells gear2d USMLE Step 1 Forum 2 01-10-2012 08:43 AM
Compromising the Control Group in Case-Control Study Hope2Pass USMLE Step 1 Forum 20 07-13-2011 01:40 PM

RSS Feed
Find Us on Facebook
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

USMLE® & other trade marks belong to their respective owners, read full disclaimer
USMLE Forums created under Creative Commons 3.0 License. (2009-2014)