Clearance-- Measuring Glomerular Filtration Rate and Renal Plasma Flow Video Lessons

Video Thumbnail

Concept

Problem: What is the sum of Starling's forces within the renal corpuscle called? a. glomerular filtration pressure b. glomerular filtration rate c. glomerular filtration volume d. glomerular oncotic pressure e. glomerular capillary hydrostatic pressure

FREE Expert Solution

Starling Equation:

GFR=KfPgc-Pbc-πgc-πbc


where GFR = glomerular filtration rate.

Kf = filtration coefficient

View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

What is the sum of Starling's forces within the renal corpuscle called? 

a. glomerular filtration pressure 

b. glomerular filtration rate 

c. glomerular filtration volume 

d. glomerular oncotic pressure 

e. glomerular capillary hydrostatic pressure

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Clearance-- Measuring Glomerular Filtration Rate and Renal Plasma Flow concept. You can view video lessons to learn Clearance-- Measuring Glomerular Filtration Rate and Renal Plasma Flow. Or if you need more Clearance-- Measuring Glomerular Filtration Rate and Renal Plasma Flow practice, you can also practice Clearance-- Measuring Glomerular Filtration Rate and Renal Plasma Flow practice problems.