Renal system (anatomy and physiology)
Learn the detail information of renal system which includes anatomy and physiology, acid base balance, fluid and electrolyte balance and renal function tests. It also deals with chronic kidney disease and its classification
Introduction of the course
This module on Renal System of body deals with Anatomy and Physiology and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). We will discuss about review of renal system, urea and creatinine metabolism and abnormal conditions of kidney.
The objective of this course is to:
- Review the anatomy and physiology of renal system
- Understand about acid base balance
- Discuss the disease conditions related to the renal system (CKD)
Renal system is also known as urinary system. consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and the urethra. The purpose of the renal system is to eliminate waste from the body, regulate blood and blood pressure, control levels of electrolytes and metabolites, and regulate blood pH.