Kidneys

Functions of the Kidney

The kidneys are essential organs in the body. Without them we are unable to function. Many of us if asked what the functions of the kidneys are, we will say it is for the removal and elimination of waste from the body into urine. Yes, the kidneys are important for excretion, however they play more vital roles to life than …

058 Net Hydrostatic Pressure and Filtration Pressure

058 Net Hydrostatic Pressure and Filtration Pressure

How do the differences in hydrostatic and osmotic pressures affect the flow of blood within the circulatory system and to the different parts of the body? What is filtration pressure and how are these affected during abnormal conditions such as having a high blood pressure? Watch and learn with Leslie as he explains further about this topic.