Proximal Convoluted Tubule (PCT): Proximal Nephron

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    The lecture Proximal Convoluted Tubule (PCT): Proximal Nephron by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Diseases of the Nephron.

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    1. It is reabsorbed at around 300 mOsm/kg with water in the PCT
    2. 90% of Na reabsorption occurs in the PCT
    3. It is responsible for paracellular transport of other cations
    4. Reabsorption is inhibited in the PCT by parathyroid hormone
    5. It is exchanged for K⁺ in response to aldosterone stimulation
    1. Flapping tremors
    2. Gynecomastia
    3. Easy bruising
    4. Jaundice
    5. Caput medusae
    1. All are correct
    2. It is an alkaline substance
    3. It is metabolized in the liver
    4. It converts to ammonium in the distal convoluted tubule
    5. It is generated in the proximal convoluted tubule
    1. Hypocalciuria
    2. Hypophosphatemia
    3. Hyperphosphatemia
    4. Hypocalcemia
    5. Dysfunction of PTH receptors
    1. Decreased urine pH
    2. Preferential vasoconstriction of the afferent arteriole
    3. Increased urine sodium concentration
    4. Decreased glomerular filtration rate
    5. Increase in sodium filtered load

    Author of lecture Proximal Convoluted Tubule (PCT): Proximal Nephron

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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