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Nephrology/Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

  • Sharon Anderson

Abstract

The biologic price of aging includes progressive deterioration of the anatomic structure and filtration function of the kidney, and the changes in renal function during normal aging are among the most dramatic of any organ system. This chapter considers the functional and structural changes that occur with normal aging; more detailed reviews may be found in several recent publications.1–4

Keywords

Glomerular Filtration Rate Renal Mass Glomerular Sclerosis Electrolyte Disorder Geriatric Nephrology 
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