Rx Bricks Podcast: Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System (RAAS)

You probably know that the kidneys play an important role in maintaining blood pressure within the normal range. You might also know that they do this by regulating blood volume and the degree of arterial contraction or dilation (the systemic vascular resistance). But do you know how the kidneys do this? The answer is the kidneys accomplish this primarily through a set of hormones and enzymes known together as the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS).

In this AudioBrick, we discuss the components, functions, and regulation of the RAAS.  If you haven’t subscribed to the Rx Bricks Podcast, we suggest you do it today!

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