Summary of Glomerular filtration
Flashcards on Glomerular filtration
The cell layer of the glomerular filtration barrier contains relatively large pores; though they are small enough to prevent filtration of blood cells.
Questions on Glomerular filtration
A 30-year-old female comes to the office because she thinks she is pregnant after a positive home pregnancy test. She has not menstruated in three months but was unconcerned because she has always had irregular menstrual cycles. She also complains of breast tenderness and weight gain of six pounds. She does not smoke or use drugs, drinks an occasional glass of wine, and her past medical history is non-contributory. Which of the following is a normal physiologic change that occurs during pregnancy?