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How does ADH (vasopressin) stimulate water reabsorption in the kidney?

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Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Distal channels: Anti diuretic hormone promotes water absorption in the distal kidney by opening channels there. It requires an adequate hyper tonicityof the medulla which can be impaired by loop diuretic use.
Answered on Feb 28, 2014
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