Control of GFR and RPF by the kidney

  1. Describe the Ultra-filtration Process in the Glomerulus
  2. Recognize the importance of the negative charge of the foot processes
  3. Compare the filterability of molecules in the glomerulus based in its size
  4. Compare the filterability of molecules in the glomerulus based in its electrical charge
  5. Describe the importance of filtration coefficient (Kf)
  6. Describe the Autoregulation of GFR and RPF
  7. Describe the Myogenic mechanism responsible of the Autoregulation
  8. Describe the Tubuloglomerular Feedback mechanism responsible of the Autoregulation
  9. Describe the control of GFR and RPF by changes in the flow resistance of the afferent (AA) and efferent arteriole (EA)
  10. Define Filtration Fraction (FF)
  11. Compare the action of the resistance of the afferent (AA) and efferent arteriole (EA) in the FF
  12. Identify hormones and substances involved in changes in resistance of AA and EA
  13. Identify changes in RBF and GFR during hemorrhage
  14. Describe sequence of mechanism that produce changes in RBF and GFR during hemorrhage