Published in Health and Medicine Week, January 3rd, 2005
"Studies using the gravid rat as a model of mechanisms underlying these remarkable changes in the renal circulation during gestation have greatly enhanced our understanding."
K.P. Conrad and colleagues stated, "Hyperfiltration appears to be almost completely due to the increase in RPF, the latter attributable to profound reductions in both the renal afferent and afferent arteriolar resistances.
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