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Nephrology Secrets, 3rd Edition by Edgar V. Lerma MD FACP FASN FAHA, Allen R. Nissenson MD FACP

By Edgar V. Lerma MD FACP FASN FAHA, Allen R. Nissenson MD FACP

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2. What is the difference between single-nephron GFR and total GFR? The single-nephron GFR refers to the work performed by a single functioning nephron. It can be affected by hemodynamic alterations or structural damage. As part of the adaptation of the kidney to injury, uninjured nephrons undergo hypertrophy and hyperfiltration to compensate for the loss of functioning nephrons (compensatory hyperfiltration). Thus, total GFR remains relatively normal despite a decrease in functioning nephrons.

The presence of significant amounts of water-soluble, conjugated bilirubin in the urine may be a clue to underlying liver disease or obstructive hepatobiliary conditions. Conjugated bilirubin is normally metabolized into urobilinogen, which is reabsorbed via the portal circulation, with a small amount being filtered by the glomerulus. Increased levels of urobilinogen are seen in conditions characterized by excessive hemolysis of RBCs and liver parenchymal diseases. In obstructive biliary disease, urobilinogen levels are decreased.

Urinalysis in western culture: A brief history. Kidney Int 2007;71:384. 2. Lerma EV. Approach to the patient with renal disease. ). Current diagnosis and treatment in nephrology and hypertension. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008. 3. Pillai BP, Chong VH, Yong AML. Purple urine bag syndrome. Singapore Med J 2009;50(5):e193–194. 4. Simerville JA, Maxted WC, Pahira JJ. Urinalysis: A comprehensive review. Am Fam Phys 2005;71(6):1153–1162. 5. Simonson MS. Measurement of urinary protein. ). Nephrology secrets, 2nd ed.

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