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  • Functional Function Of The Kidney

    Kidney: Major Functions ✓ C-ontrols electrolyte and fluid balance ✓ R-egulates homeostasis of blood and acid-base balance ✓ R-egulates RBC production ✓ E-liminates end products of metabolism, ✓ S-ecretes renin, parathyroid hormones and Vitamin D [pic] The Kidney: Nephron • Functional unit of the kidney that produces urine by filtration Blood Supply of the Kidney • Renal artery- branch of the abdominal aorta • Renal vein- drains into the inferior…

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  • Cerebrovascular Reactivity (CVR)

    Cerebrovascular reactivity (CVR) refers to the change in cerebral blood flow (CBF) in response to a vasoactive stimulus (Kety and Schmidt, 1948). Impaired CVR has been linked with many cerebral and cerebrovascular pathologies (Glodzik et al., 2013; Greenberg, 2006a; Han et al., 2008; Mandell et al., 2008c; Mikulis et al., 2005; Yezhuvath et al., 2012; Zhao et al., 2007), to study the effects of drugs on cerebral vasculature (Pattinson et al., 2007; St Lawrence et al., 2002) and also presurgical…

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  • Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis Case Study

    QUESTIONS 1. Discuss the pathophysiology of coronary artery atherosclerosis. Include discussion of risk factors associated with the development of this disease. (10 points) Coronary artery atherosclerosis is most commonly comprised of atherosclerotic fibrous fatty obstructions of the large epicardial vessels, which provide for blood flow and transport nutrients, oxygen, and elimination of metabolic waste products such as CO2, lactic acid, and hydrogen ions. Coronary artery atherosclerosis…

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