Effects of urinary tract obstruction on renal function.

S. Klahr, A. Morrison, J. Buerkert

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This paper reviews the effects of urinary tract obstruction of renal function. The mechanisms by which obstruction decreases glomerular filtration rate and renal plasma flow are considered. The effects of obstructive uropathy on renal concentrating ability, renal acid excretion, and renal metabolism are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-46
Number of pages13
JournalContributions to Nephrology
StatePublished - Dec 1 1980


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