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    The lecture Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone-System by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Renal Diagnostics.

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    1. It results in excess cortisol.
    2. It results in excess aldosterone.
    3. It is a tumor of the adrenal gland.
    4. It often presents with patients in alkalotic state.
    5. It often presents with secondary hypertension.
    1. All are correct.
    2. Renin released from juxtaglomerular cells.
    3. Angiotensin I is formed in the blood by renin stimulation.
    4. Angiontensin converting enzyme in the lung forms angiotensin II.
    5. Angiotensinogen formed in the liver.
    1. Metabolism of bradykinin.
    2. Stimulates ADH release from posterior pituitary.
    3. Release of aldosterone from the zona glomerulosa
    4. Stimulation of the hypothalamic thirst center.
    5. Na+/H+ activity in the proximal convoluted tubule.
    1. Addison’s disease.
    2. Reninoma.
    3. Cushing’s disease.
    4. Renal artery stenosis.
    5. Conn’s syndrome.
    1. Sarcoidosis
    2. Addison’s disease
    3. Angioedema.
    4. Renal artery stenosis.
    5. Tumor of the juxtaglomerular apparatus
    1. Decreases water reabsorption in the nephron.
    2. ENac upregulation on the apical membrane in the collecting duct.
    3. Increases sodium absorption overall.
    4. Stimulates the Na/K+ pump on the basolateral membrane stimulating K+ release into the lumen..
    5. Stimulates secretion of hydrogen ions in the collecting duct.

    Author of lecture Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone-System

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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    Certainly one of the best explanations one could get on this topic!
    By Mariia R. on 13. October 2018 for Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone-System

    Amazing! I really get the material, Dr. Raj! I love how you keep reinforcing the material during each lecture!

    Great presentation
    By Lisa W. on 24. March 2018 for Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone-System

    i like his fun attitude to teaching. It works for me!

    By Tracey H. on 21. October 2017 for Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone-System

    It would be nice if the material was presented in a less intense manner. It feels more like he is prepping football players for a big game. It is very distracting. Perhaps, if the lecture didn't feel so choppy it would be more enjoyable.