Renal Quiz #6Glomerula Filtration Rate Dynamics

1. A 55-year-old man with a history of hypertension and diabetes mellitus presents to his physician for a routine check-up. Laboratory results show an increase in serum creatinine from 1.0 mg/dL to 1.8 mg/dL over the past year. Which of the following changes is most likely occurring in his glomeruli to account for this finding? 

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2. A medical student is studying the effects of various physiological changes on glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Which of the following scenarios would lead to a decrease in GFR? 

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3. Which of the following changes would most likely result in an increase in the net filtration pressure across the glomerular capillaries? 

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4. A research team is investigating the role of angiotensin II on renal physiology. They note that angiotensin II preferentially constricts the efferent arterioles in the glomerulus. This action leads to which of the following outcomes? 

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5. During a physiology lecture, a professor explains the concept of filtration fraction. Which of the following best describes filtration fraction in the context of renal physiology? 

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