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Glomerular Pressure????

Postby puffin0516 » Fri Nov 18, 2011 4:13 am

How do I calculate the net filtration pressure given these values:

Glomerular hydrostatic pressure: 56mmHg
Blood osmotic pressure: 26 mmHg
Capsular hydrostatic pressure: 15 mmhg

Predict what would happen to NFP in the following situations, i.e. would NFP increase decrease or stay the same? Decrease in glomerular hydrostatic pressure? ..Increase in blood osmotic pressure?
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Re: Glomerular Pressure????

Postby daniel.kurz » Fri Nov 18, 2011 3:18 pm

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Net Filtration Rate = Glomerular Blood Hydrostatic Pressure - (Osmotic Pressure + Hydrostatic Pressure)


I don't know what the rest of your question is. Read your physiology or biology book for more background on that formula.
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