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What is whole body clearance?

Total rate of removal of a substance by all organs

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What is renal clearance?

The virtual volume of blood plasma needed to supply the amount of solute that appears in the urine; the amount of plasma that is completely cleared of a solute per unit time

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Formula for urinary excretion rate:

(Ux)(V)
Ux= urine concentration
V= rate of urine formation

4

What is urinary excretion rate?

Amount of x excreted in the urine/time

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GFR formula:

GFR= (Ux x V)/Px

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How are urea and glucose both filtered?

Freely filtered

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What is PAH typically used as a measure for?

Renal plasma flow

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What is Inulin a measure of?

Glomerular filtration rate (glomerular marker)

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What is the clearance ratio formula?

Cx/Cinulin

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Formula for renal blood flow:

RPF/(1-hematocrit)

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Formula for renal plasma flow:

[U]pah x V/[P]pah