Disorders of Glomerular Filtration

  • Roland C. Blantz


The recent resurgence of interest in the specific mechanisms of the filtration process has been fostered by the development of newer micromethods for the study of glomerular function. The rapid rate of expansion of knowledge and experimentation in this field requires that in this chapter care be taken to separate information for which there is modest but solid experimental data from the more speculative, but reasonable, theories on glomerular function.


Acute Renal Failure Glomerular Basement Membrane Uranyl Nitrate Filtration Pressure Oncotic Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roland C. Blantz
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.School of MedicineUniversity of California, San DiegoLa JollaUSA
  2. 2.Veterans Administration HospitalSan DiegoUSA

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