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Why is kidney failure (which is associated with decreased GFR) associated with INCREASED solute excretion per nephron?
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Why is kidney failure (which is associated with decreased GFR) associated with INCREASED solute excretion per nephron?
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I think the answer is in the question. A decreased GFR means that solutes aren't "filtered", so solute excretion per nephron would be decreased. I don't think the actual explanation is too simplistic, it's just that my mind isn't working :eek:
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