Flashcards in Session 3 - Notes Deck (4)
What is normal GFR in men?
What is normal GFR in women?
90-130 ml/min men
80-120 ml/min women
What is the difference between GFR and creatinine clearance?
Creatinine clearance approximates GFR but overestimates it due to the fact that
creatinine is secreted by the proximal tubule as well as filtered by the glomerulus.
What does the term myogenic response mean?
Smooth muscle in blood vessels respond to transmural pressure elevation with
constriction and to pressure reduction with dilation