Renal medullary circulation.

  title={Renal medullary circulation.},
  author={Thomas L. Pallone and Aur{\'e}lie Edwards and David L. Mattson},
  journal={Comprehensive Physiology},
  volume={2 1},
The renal medullary microcirculation is a distinctive arrangement of blood vessels that serve multiple functions in the renal medulla. This article begins with a description of the unique anatomy of this vascular bed and the role it plays in transport and countercurrent exchange in the medulla. A segment of the review is then devoted to the important role mathematical modeling has played in the understanding of this vascular bed's function. Succeeding sections focus upon the hematocrit in the… CONTINUE READING
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