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Renal Replacement Therapy: Hemodialysis vs Peritoneal Dialysis, Animation

Renal Replacement Therapy: Hemodialysis vs Peritoneal Dialysis, Animation

Dialysis is a therapy that artificially removes wastes from the blood of patients whose kidneys can no longer perform this function adequately. There are two main types of dialysis: hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. In hemodialysis, blood is filtered outside the body, in a dialysis machine. The patient’s blood is pumped to the machine, cleansed, then […]

Acute Kidney Injury, a.k.a. Acute Renal Failure, Animation

Acute Kidney Injury, a.k.a. Acute Renal Failure, Animation

Acute kidney injury, AKI, also known as acute renal failure, is a sudden, rapid loss of kidney function, typically within days or weeks. The function of the kidneys is to filter blood plasma, removing metabolic wastes in urine, while also adjusting urine composition to maintain balance of various blood parameters. In AKI, metabolic wastes accumulate; […]

Kidney Function – Counter current Mechanism [Animation]

Kidney Function – Counter current Mechanism [Animation]

One of the primary functions of the Kidney is better understood at the level of the nephron Informing urine the net to remove metabolic wastes from Blood while regulating the volume and composition of body fluids Urine formation begins in the renal corpuscle where blood passing through the glomerulus is filtered Filtrates include water ions […]

Renal System 1, Urinary system and kidneys

Renal System 1, Urinary system and kidneys

welcome to this talk on the urinary system lets start by thinking about the main components of the urinary system so we are going to start of with 2 kidneys so we are going to start of with 2 kidneys so we are going to start of with 2 kidneys so we are going to […]

Urinary System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #38

Urinary System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #38

We’ve been spending a lot of time lately talking about eating, and digesting, and metabolizing food. And those are some of my favorite things in the world! It’s been a really great time. But, as with all good parties, or brunch buffets, in the end, we’re left with a mess. And I’m not talking about […]

Physiology of Micturition

Physiology of Micturition

In this video we’re going to talk about the physiology of micturition In order to understand the physiology of micturition, we have to know about the organs and the structures involved in the micturition process. The kidneys are the site where urine is produced. The urine will travel down these muscular tubes called ureters and […]