Reabsorption from the Renal Pelvis and Renal Function during Total Ureteral Occlusion: An Experimental Study in Dogs

  • Kurt G. Naber
  • Paul O. Madsen


It has been clearly demonstrated that renal function, glomerular filtration as well as tubular secretion and reabsorption, continue following total obstruction of the ureter. It is postulated that continuing function is possible because of continuous reabsorption from the renal pelvis via lymph and/or blood vessels.


Renal Vein Renal Pelvis Sulfur Colloid Effective Renal Plasma Flow Lymph Concentration 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kurt G. Naber
    • 1
  • Paul O. Madsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Urology, Veterans Administration Hospital and Department of SurgeryUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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