I.

Objectives

II.

General Functions of Renal System

III.

Anatomy of the Renal System

 

The Nephron

 

Glomerulus

 

Proximal Tubule

 

Loop of Henle

 

Distal Tubule

 

Collecting Ducts

 

Renal Blood Vessels

IV.

Glomerular Filtration

 

Glomerular Structure

 

Physical Forces controlling Glomerular Filtrate

 

Glomerular Filtration Rate

 

Renal Clearance of Urea and PAH

 

Regulation of GFR

V.

Renal Blood Flow

 

 


 

Measurement of Renal Blood Flow

 

Autoregulation of Renal Blood Flow

 

Function of the Proximal Tubule

VII.

Functions of the Loop of Henle

VIII.

Functions of the Distal Tubule

IX.

Acid and Base Balance

X.;

Micturition;