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Renal Circulation

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, Peripheral Circulation and Organ Blood Flow

  1. Franklyn G. Knox1,
  2. William S. Spielman2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020306

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Knox, F. G. and Spielman, W. S. 2011. Renal Circulation. Comprehensive Physiology. 183–217.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota

  2. 2

    Department of Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Dynamics of the Renal Microcirculation
    • 1.1
      Glomerular Capillary Pressure
    • 1.2
      Glomerular Dynamics
    • 1.3
      Single-Nephron Filtration Rate
    • 1.4
      Segmental Vascular Resistance
    • 1.5
      Peritubule Capillary Dynamics
  • 2
    Intrarenal Distribution of Blood Flow
    • 2.1
      Cortical Blood Flow
    • 2.2
      Medullary Blood Flow
  • 3
    Autoregulation of Blood Flow
    • 3.1
      Autoregulation in Various Renal Zones
    • 3.2
      Localization of Resistance Changes
    • 3.3
      Mechanisms of Autoregulation
  • 4
    Additional Reading