Summary of Regulation of Renal Blood Flow
Flashcards on Regulation of Renal Blood Flow
Regulation of Renal Blood Flow
Prostaglandin E2 and I2 are produced by the kidneys and cause (vasodilation/constriction) of efferent and afferent arterioles.
Questions on Regulation of Renal Blood Flow
Regulation of renal blood flow
The glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in a 27 year old patient is found to be 30 ml/min. Renal blood flow (RBF) is determined to be 1.2 L/min. Hematocrit (Hct) is currently 0.35. Six months ago, the patient's Hct was 0.45. Assuming that GFR remains unchanged, which of the following is most likely true regarding the effect of this decrease in hematocrit on renal function?