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Kidney Questions and Answers (Q&A)

John Smith
Answered: Aug 05, 2021
Dilation of the afferent arteriole -dilation of the afferent arteriole will increase both renal plasma flow (rpf) [because renal vascular resistance is decreased] and glomerular filtration rate...Read More

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Chachelly
Answered: Aug 05, 2021
37 mm Hg

Glomerular filtration will stop when the net ultrafiltration pressure across the glomerular capillary is zero; that is, when the force that favors filtration (47 mm Hg) exactly...Read More

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O. Bickis, Corporate employee
Answered: Dec 18, 2018
There are many ways that a person must prepare for a marathon. Besides, practicing the ways in which someone runs in order to gain endurance and stamina during the race, the marathon runner must...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 05, 2021
Excretion rate of glucose increases with increasing plasma glucose concentrations- at concentrations greater than at the transport maximum (tm) for glucose, the carriers are saturated so that the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 05, 2021
Increased filtration fraction-increasing filtration fraction means that a larger portion of the renal plasma flow (rpf) is filtered across the glomerular capillaries. this increased flow causes an...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Aug 05, 2021
D- a person who is deprived of water will have high circulating levels of antidiuretic hormone (adh). the tubular fluid/plasma (tf/p) osmolarity is 1.0 throughout the proximal tubule, regardless of...Read More

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T. Moore, Writer
Answered: Dec 21, 2018
The kidneys play a very important role in osmoregulation. They are the main organs of osmoregulation in mammalian systems. The functional unit of the kidney is the nephron that filters the blood...Read More

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T. Moore, Writer
Answered: Dec 21, 2018
Several things can lead to kidney stone formation. First, it is important to know that they are different kinds of kidney stones. Calcium oxalate stones, ammonium magnesium phosphate stones...Read More

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Howard Reyes, Science Teacher
Answered: Jul 04, 2019
A UTI stands for Urinary Tract Infection. It is a common occurrence to get a UTI. Many people get them. They involve your urinary system. The urinary system includes your kidneys, bladder,...Read More

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C. Bernthal, Teacher
Answered: Dec 21, 2018
Vegetables are known to be very good for the body because they contail vital vitamins and minerals that the body needs. Certain vegetables are known to contain high level of oxalate. High l...Read More

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C. Bernthal, Teacher
Answered: Dec 21, 2018
You should eat foods that can help reduce the amount of oxalate, animal protein, sodium and oxalate in your urine. Keep in mind that calcium oxalate stone is the most common type of stone (over...Read More

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T. Moore, Writer
Answered: Dec 21, 2018
Many things can cause kidney failure. Many conditions can contribute to kidney damage, some are primary kidney diseases and some are conditions that indirectly affect the kidney. Some of th...Read More

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L. Brett, Sales Manager
Answered: Dec 21, 2018
Someone suffering from kidney stone should avoid eating “stone forming” food. Examples are nuts and nut rich products; spinach, beets, chocolates, rhubarb and tea are highly rich in...Read More

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T. Moore, Writer
Answered: Dec 21, 2018
Yes, kidney stone can cause death for someone. The seriousness of kidney stones depends on their location and the size. Small stones can be easy pass down the urinary tract and excreted without...Read More

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C. Bernthal, Teacher
Answered: Dec 21, 2018
Yes of course, it is possible to live with just one kidney. People with one kidney live a healthy and normal life. In fact, there are many people in our world today, living with just one...Read More

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