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Here is a quick mnemonic “HENLE LOOP to remember about Renal Factors & Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NExT Medical Step 1&2, MBBS, NEET PG, INI-CET, FMGE,MCAT & NCLEX exams

Renal Factors & RAS System : How To Remember Easily ?

  • H – Hydrostatic pressure reduced in peritubular capillaries.
  • E – Enhanced salt and water reabsorption.
  • N – Natriuretic effect diminished.
  • L – Loop of Henle involved in water reabsorption.
  • E – Edema formation increased.
  • L – Loop diuretics act on ascending limb.
  • O– Osmotic pressure raised in peritubular capillaries.
  • O– Octapeptide angiotensin II constricts renal efferent arterioles.
  • P – Proximal tubule involved in salt and water reabsorption.

Mnemonic :  HENLE LOOP

Dr. Arin Nandi

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