RENAL PHYSIOLOGY: WATER REGULATION
Contents


 Renal Water Regulation

Introduction

Glomerular Filtration & Proximal Tubule

Loop of Henle Function

Solute and Water Transport
Countercurrent Multiplication & Consequences
Role of Urea
Role of the Vasa Recta

Distal Tubule and Collecting Ducts

Antidiuretric Hormone

Terminology, Synthesis and Release, Action
Control of ADH Release, Effect of Release

Osmolar and Free Water Clearance

Defense of Body Fluid Homeostasis

Pathophysiology of Water Balance