10 Renal Physiology

  1. Based on slide 20 of the renal physiology I, explain your understanding of the reason GFR does not change when blood pressure changes and explain what causes GFR changes.
  2. Explain your understanding of Renal Clearance (slide 29) and why is important
  3. Define or describe Cardiac Output, Renal Fraction, and filtrate and what is the relationship to Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR).
  4. Review slide 22 of the renal physiology I lecture and explain the significance of the slide (you can explain the entire slide or explain the parts shown)
  5. Explain why transport maximum occurs during glucose reabsorption.

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