Flashcards in Renal function Deck (7)
This nephron has short loops of henle, no thin ascending limb of Henle, and its efferent arterioles give rise to peritubular capillaries
Superficial cortical nephron
This nephron has long loops of henle, a thin ascending limb of henle and the efferent arteriole gives rise to the peritubularl capillaries AND descending vasa recta
What type of cells are present in the collecting duct?
Principal and Intercalated Cells
What is the average body's renal blood flow?
your kidneys are getting 1.25 LITERS of blood EVERY MINUTE. Wow!!!! (he seems very excited about this)
25% of CO.
Average CO is 5.L/min
How do you find out how much blood flow is in the renal veins?
Renal artery flow - urine flow = vein flow
What is normal urine flow?