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      Role of Loop Diuretics in Chronic Renal Failure

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      Cardiology

      S. Karger AG

      Chronic renal failure, Nephrotic syndrome, Natriuresis, Torasemide, Furosemide

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          The natriuretic effects of furosemide and the long-acting loop diuretic torasemide have been compared in patients with chronic renal failure with and without nephrotic syndrome. In patients with chronic renal failure without nephrotic syndrome, furosemide and torasemide exerted similar natriuretic activity. In patients with chronic renal failure complicated by nephrotic syndrome, torasemide showed a greater natriuretic potency and a longer duration of action than furosemide.

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          Journal
          CRD
          Cardiology
          10.1159/issn.0008-6312
          Cardiology
          S. Karger AG
          978-3-8055-6001-6
          978-3-318-01948-3
          0008-6312
          1421-9751
          1994
          1994
          18 November 2008
          : 84
          : Suppl 2
          : 162-170
          Affiliations
          Department of Nephrology, University of Naples, Italy
          Article
          176469 Cardiology 1994;84:162–170
          10.1159/000176469
          7954540
          © 1994 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 9
          Categories
          Renal Failure: Session IV

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