Copyright ©The Author(s) 2019.
World J Nephrol. Jan 21, 2019; 8(1): 23-32
Published online Jan 21, 2019. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v8.i1.23
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Figure 1 Distribution of total body water in various fluid compartments of a 70 kg man (see text for explanation).
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Figure 2 Compensatory responses to dehydration and extracellular fluid volume depletion. The kidneys retain what is lost from the body – water conserved in dehydration; salt and water are reabsorbed in extracellular fluid volume depletion. ADH: Antidiuretic hormone; ANP: Atrial natriuretic peptide; ECF: Extracellular fluid; RAS: Renin angiotensin system.