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What's atrial natiuretic peptide (anp) do?
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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Cardiac physiology
It is a hormone that increases with distention of cardiac chambers that is a sign of intravascular volume.
When volume in bloodstream is high and distention is present this hormone level increases and acts to stimulate diuresing and salt/water removal via the kidneys in a compensatory fashion.

In brief: Cardiac physiology
It is a hormone that increases with distention of cardiac chambers that is a sign of intravascular volume.
When volume in bloodstream is high and distention is present this hormone level increases and acts to stimulate diuresing and salt/water removal via the kidneys in a compensatory fashion.
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