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efferent

[′ef·ə·rənt]
(physiology)
Carrying or conducting away, as the duct of an exocrine gland or a nerve.
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The rising systemic blood pressure triggered by renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system could compensate the hemodynamic effects of stenotic lesions, regulation of afferent, and efferent arteriole could temporary maintain the glomerular filtration ability, not every RAS would then lead in renal ischemia and influence the eGFR result.
ACE-Is decrease glomerular filtration rate through induction of systemic hypotension and the vasodilatory effect on efferent arterioles and may thus increase the risk of developing CIN.
Dilation of the afferent arteriole or constriction of the efferent arteriole will increase GFR.
At this dose, dopamine dilates both afferent and efferent arterioles and increases kidney blood flow; however, little gain in GFR is experienced (Cheung et al.
Principle determinants of glomerular pressure are pre- and post-glomerular resistance, determined by the afferent and efferent arterioles, respectively.
Angiotensin II constricts both the afferent and efferent arterioles, but preferentially increases efferent resistance.