Vander's Renal Physiology, 6/E / Edition 6 by Douglas C. Eaton, John Pooler, Douglas C. Eaton, John P. Pooler | | 9780071357289 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Vander's Renal Physiology, 6/E / Edition 6

Vander's Renal Physiology, 6/E / Edition 6

by Douglas C. Eaton, John Pooler, Douglas C. Eaton, John P. Pooler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071357289

ISBN-13: 9780071357289

Pub. Date: 05/01/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

This concise overview of renal physiology introduces basic science principles and their relevance in the clinical expression of disease. Each chapter incorporates a wealth of pedagogical aids including: study questions, learning objectives, and clinical examples. Also serves as a good review for the USMLE Step 1.

Overview

This concise overview of renal physiology introduces basic science principles and their relevance in the clinical expression of disease. Each chapter incorporates a wealth of pedagogical aids including: study questions, learning objectives, and clinical examples. Also serves as a good review for the USMLE Step 1.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071357289
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Series:
LANGE Physiology Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
215
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Chapter 1Renal Functions, Anatomy, and Basic Processes1
Functions2
Anatomy of the Kidneys and Urinary System4
The Nephron5
Blood Supply to the Nephrons12
Basic Renal Processes16
Chapter 2Renal Blood Flow and Glomerular Filtration24
Glomerular Filtration and Renal Blood Flow25
Flow, Resistance, and Pressure in The Kidneys25
Glomerular Filtration26
Autoregulation33
Chapter 3Clearance37
Clearance Units38
Plasma Creatinine and Urea Concentrations as Indicators of GFR Changes42
Chapter 4Basic Transport Mechanisms46
Crossing the Epithelial Barriers47
Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis and Transcytosis51
Transport Mechanisms in Reabsorption53
Chapter 5Renal Handling of Organic Substances60
Active Proximal Reabsorption of Organic Nutrients (Eg, Glucose, Amino Acids)61
Proteins and Peptides63
Active Proximal Secretion of Organic Anions64
Active Proximal Secretion of Organic Cations66
pH Dependence of Passive Reabsorption or Secretion Urea68
Chapter 6Basic Renal Processes for Sodium, Chloride, and Water73
Overview74
Individual Tubular Segments79
Urinary Concentration: The Medullary Osmotic Gradient90
Chapter 7Control of Sodium and Water Excretion: Regulation of Plasma Volume and Plasma Osmolality and Renal Control of Systemic Blood Pressure97
Regulation of Blood Pressure98
Contribution of The Kidney to The Long-Term Regulation of Blood Pressure104
Control of Sodium Balance116
Control of Water Excretion122
Chapter 8Renal Regulation of Potassium Balance134
Regulation of Potassium Between the Intracellular and Extracellular Compartments135
Renal Potassium Handling136
Chapter 9Regulation of Hydrogen Ion Balance150
Guidelines for Studying Acid-Base Biology151
Renal Handling of Acids and Bases157
Renal Excretion of Acid and Base161
Hydrogen Ion Excretion on Urinary Buffers163
Phosphate and Organic Acids as Buffers165
Hydrogen Ion Excretion on Ammonium166
Quantification of Renal Acid-Base Excretion167
Regulation of the Renal Handling of Acids and Bases170
Control of Renal Glutamine Metabolism and NH[subscript 4] Excretion171
Intravenous Solutions: Lactated Ringer's172
Specific Categories of Acid-Base Disorders173
Renal Response to Metabolic Acidosis and Alkalosis174
Factors Causing the Kidneys to Generate or Maintain A Metabolic Alkalosis175
Chapter 10Regulation of Calcium and Phosphate Balance180
Effector Sites for Calcium Balance182
Hormonal Control of Effector Sites185
Overview of Renal Phosphate Handling189
Answers to Study Questions193
Appendix A201
Appendix B203
Index205

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