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Renal Blood Flow

Handbook of Physiology, Renal Physiology

  1. Claudia Hura,
  2. Jay H. Stein

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp080125

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Hura, C. and Stein, J. H. 2011. Renal Blood Flow. Comprehensive Physiology. 1129–1184.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Measurement of Renal Blood Flow
    • 1.1
      Total Renal Blood Flow
    • 1.2
      Regional Cortical Blood Flow
    • 1.3
      Medullary Blood Flow
    • 1.4
      Renal Microcirculation
  • 2
    Control of Renal Circulation
    • 2.1
      Intrinsic Factors
    • 2.2
      Extrinsic Control
  • 3
    Renovascular Resistance Changes in Selected Pathophysiological States
    • 3.1
      Extracellular Volume Expansion
    • 3.2
      Hemorrhagic Hypotension
    • 3.3
      Acute Renal Failure