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Central osmoreceptors, expressing transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 TRPV1 , and peripheral osmoreceptors, expressing TRPV4, relay the information on osmolality 20 , The stretch-inactivating cationic TRPV1 and TRPV4 channels transduce osmotically evoked changes in cell volume into functionally relevant changes in membrane potential. TRPV1 is an osmotically activated channel expressed in the vasopressin producing magnocellular cells and in the circumventricular organs 22 , Recently, afferent neurons expressing the osmotically activated ion channel TRPV4 able to detect physiological hypo-osmotic shifts in blood osmolality have been identified in the thoracic dorsal root ganglia, which innervate hepatic blood vessels Baroregulation of vasopressin release Stretch-sensitive receptors in the left atrium, carotid sinus and aortic arch sense circulating volume.

When the circulating volume is increased, afferent neural impulses inhibit the secretion of vasopressin Conversely, when the volume is decreased, the discharge rate of the stretch receptors slows and vasopressin secretion increases In addition, there seems to be an exponential association between the serum vasopressin concentration and the percentage decline in mean arterial blood pressure, with faster increases as blood pressure progressively decreases.

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Because osmoregulated and baroregulated vasopressin secretion are interdependent, renal water excretion can be maintained around a lower set point of osmolality under conditions of moderately decreased circulating volume As the circulatory hypovolaemia worsens, the serum vasopressin concentration dramatically increases and baroregulation overrides the osmoregulatory system.

Osmosensitive neurons are located in the subfornical organ and the organum vasculosum of the lamina terminalis. Because these neurons lie outside the blood—brain barrier, they integrate osmotic information with endocrine signals borne by circulating hormones, such as angiotensin II and atrial natriuretic peptide.

Modifications in osmoregulatory gain induced by angiotensin, together with changes in vasopressin secretion induced by baroregulation see below , may explain why the changes in the slope and threshold of the relationship between serum osmolality and vasopressin secretion are potentiated by hypovolaemia or hypotension and are attenuated by hypervolaemia or hypertension Fig.

Download figure as PowerPoint slide Figure 4 Effects of hypovolaemia on osmoreceptor gain. The interaction of blood osmolality and blood volume in regulating plasma vasopressin in man.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 42 — Unregulated vasopressin release The posterior pituitary is the only organ in which regulated vasopressin release takes place.

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Under pathological conditions, both pituitary and other cells may also synthesise and secrete vasopressin independent of serum osmolality or circulating volume. We now know that both genetic and pharmacological factors can also increase water permeability in the collecting duct in the absence of vasopressin.

Others have previously introduced the term syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis SIAD to cover both situations. We will use it throughout this text. Renal actions of vasopressin In order to re-absorb water from the collecting duct, and to concentrate the urine, the collecting duct must become permeable to water. The basolateral membrane is always permeable to water because of aquaporin-3 and aquaporin-4 water channels.

Vasopressin regulates the permeability of the apical membrane by insertion of aquaporin-2 water channels through vasopressinreceptor activation. The high osmolality of the medulla provides the driving force needed for re-absorption of water from the collecting duct.

Thanks to the counter current configuration of the loops of Henle, the kidney is able to create solute gradients from the cortex to the inner medulla. The medullary osmolality determines maximum urine osmolality and is influenced by vasopressin. Pseudohyponatraemia Pseudohyponatraemia is a laboratory artefact that occurs when abnormally high concentrations of lipids or proteins in the blood interfere with the accurate measurement of sodium.

Pseudohyponatraemia was seen more frequently with flame photometric measurement of serum sodium concentration than it is now with ion-selective electrodes, but despite common opinion to the contrary, it still occurs 30 , because all venous blood samples are diluted and a constant distribution between water and the solid phase of serum is assumed when the serum sodium concentration is calculated 30 Fig.

Serum osmolality is measured in an undiluted sample and the result will be within the normal range in case of pseudohyponatraemia. If the measurement of serum osmolality is not available, direct potentiometry using a blood gas analyser will yield the true sodium concentration, as this measures the sodium concentration in an undiluted sample too.

Download figure as PowerPoint slide Figure 5 Pseudohyponatraemia. In order to reduce the volume of blood needed for analysis, serum is frequently diluted before the actual measurement is obtained.

When the fraction of solid-phase particles is increased, the same amount of diluent results in a greater dilution, unbeknownst to the laboratory personnel right side of figure. Consequently, the calculation of an ion level with the use of a degree of dilution that is based on the incorrect fraction of solid-phase particles will lead to an underestimate.

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Download PDF https:As the circulatory hypovolaemia worsens, the serum vasopressin concentration dramatically increases and baroregulation overrides the osmoregulatory system. It does not change effective osmolality, does not attract water to the extracellular fluid compartment and does not cause hyponatraemia Kidney disease Renal salt wasting can also occur in kidney dysfunction.

Regulation of water intake and homeostasis As the serum sodium concentration is determined by the amount of extracellular water relative to the amount of sodium, it can be regulated by changing intake or output of water. In addition, there seems to be an exponential association between the serum vasopressin concentration and the percentage decline in mean arterial blood pressure, with faster increases as blood pressure progressively decreases.

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