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Overview: Proximal Vs. Distal Nephron

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Overview: Proximal Vs. Distal Nephron by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Diseases of the Nephron.


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    1. 300-1200 mOsm/kg
    2. 0-300 mOsm/kg
    3. 1000-1200 mOsm/kg
    4. 300-800 mOsm/kg
    5. 800-1200 mOsm/kg
    1. Only juxtamedullary nephrons have proximal convoluted tubules.
    2. Juxtamedullary nephrons have longer loops of Henle compared to cortical nephrons.
    3. Peritubular capillaries surround the tubules of both classes of nephrons.
    4. Juxtamedullary nephrons are responsible for development of osmotic gradients in the renal medulla.
    5. Bowman’s space of both juxtamedullary and cortical nephrons are always located in the cortex.

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     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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