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Renal Plasma Flow MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Renal Plasma Flow
Tree Number(s)
G08.852.725.740
G09.330.100.812.740
Unique ID
D017595
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017595
Annotation
do not confuse with RENAL BLOOD FLOW see RENAL CIRCULATION or RENAL PLASMA FLOW, EFFECTIVE
Scope Note
The amount of PLASMA that perfuses the KIDNEYS per unit time, approximately 10% greater than effective renal plasma flow (RENAL PLASMA FLOW, EFFECTIVE). It should be differentiated from the RENAL BLOOD FLOW; (RBF), which refers to the total volume of BLOOD flowing through the renal vasculature, while the renal plasma flow refers to the rate of plasma flow (RPF).
Entry Term(s)
Plasma Flow, Renal
Previous Indexing
Kidney/blood supply (1966-1981)
Regional Blood Flow (1966-1981)
Renal Circulation (1982-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Renal Plasma Flow Preferred
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