Normal Physiology of Renal System

  • Simran Kaur
  • Manpreet Kaur
  • Narinder Pal Singh
Part of the Physiology in Clinical Neurosciences – Brain and Spinal Cord Crosstalks book series (PNBSCC)


Renal system is a vital organ system for survival. This chapter focuses initially on its functional anatomy followed by the detailed review of important function of kidney, namely filtration, transport across tubules, urine concentration, regulation of acid base balance, control of blood volume and composition and secretion of hormones. In the end, we discuss the basics of physiology of micturition and disorders associated with it.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simran Kaur
    • 1
  • Manpreet Kaur
    • 2
  • Narinder Pal Singh
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyAIIMSNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysiologyVMMC and Safdarjung HospitalNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Department of MedicineMax Super Specialty HospitalGhaziabadIndia

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