Edward N. Ehrlich
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Internal medicineEndocrinologyPediatricsAsthmaMineralocorticoidPreeclampsiaAdrenal cortexAldosteroneThirstPregnancyAntidiureticThyroid diseaseHypovolemiaConceptusGestationSodiumHomeostasisHormoneMedicineBlood pressure
Publications 3
#1Wolfram E. NoltenH-Index: 3
#2Edward N. EhrlichH-Index: 2
During the course of normal gestation, major changes in volume, distribution, and concentration of body fluids occur in the maternal organism, in order to meet the requirements of the developing conceptus. In pregnant as in nonpregnant subjects, sodium and water balance are governed by hypothalamic centers that control the release of antidiuretic hormone and influence thirst sensation, by renal adjustments of sodium and fluid excretion, and by secretion of gluco- and mineralocorticoids by the ad...
#1Wolfram E. Nolten (UW: University of Wisconsin-Madison)H-Index: 7
#2Edward N. Ehrlich (UW: University of Wisconsin-Madison)H-Index: 2
For many years clinicians have speculated that abnormal sodium metabolism plays an important role in the pathogenesis of hypertension. This consideration probably has been most evident in obstetrical practices directed toward preventing hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. It was commonly assumed that normal gestation was associated with sodium-retaining tendencies, which were thought to be causally related to the development of preeclampsia. Accordingly, pregnant women customarily were treated ...
#1Robert K. Bush (UW: University of Wisconsin-Madison)H-Index: 34
#2Edward N. Ehrlich (UW: University of Wisconsin-Madison)H-Index: 2
Last. Charles E. Reed (UW: University of Wisconsin-Madison)H-Index: 25
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