Patho 3

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Patho 3
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2010-05-03 14:48:42
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  1. Anatomy of nephron
    • Glomerulus within Bowman's capsule
    • Proximal convoluted tubule
    • Loop of Henle
    • Distal convoluted tubule
    • (approximately 1 million nephrons in kidney)
  2. Specific functions of nephron
    • Filtration - glomerular capillaries
    • Secretion - tubules and peritubular capillaries
    • Reabsorption - tubules and peritubular capillaries
    • Excretion - collecting duct
  3. Primary functions of kidney
    • Waste removal
    • Fluid and electrolyte balance maintenance
    • Acid-base balance
    • Hormone and autocoid secretion
    • BP regulation
  4. Blood flow to kidneys accounts for what percentage of cardiac output?
    (p.5)
    • 25%
    • 4-6 L/min
  5. What is normal GFR/minute?
    (p.2-3)
    • 110 mL/min = average
    • 90 - 130 mL/min
  6. What is normal GFR/hour?
    6600 mL/hr
  7. What is normal GFR/day?
    158 L/day
  8. What is blood threshold for appearance of glucose in urine?
    (p.5)
    180 mg/dL

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