Intrarenal Distribution of Nutrient Blood Flow Determined with Krypton 85 in the Unanesthetized Dog.

Abstract

• The development of the couutercnrrent hypothesis as an explanation for the osmotic gradient from cortex to papilla of the kidney has again stimulated investigation of the intrarenal distribution of blood flow. Theoretical considerations have emphasized the necessity of a relatively low medullary blood flow for the maintenance of this gradient. However… (More)

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