Renal blood flow: Volume of blood flowing through both kidneys per minute.
Renal plasma flow: Volume of plasma flowing through the kidneys per minute.
The kidney receives the most amount blood in the body, why?
- renal artery short & straight
- Vessels branch off at right angles
- reduce energy loss
- renal artery-interlobar artery-arcuate artery-
- many branches
Measurement of RBF