# What is the difference between renal blood flow and renal plasma flow?

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**Renal blood flow** (**Renal plasma flow** (

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**Renal Plasma Flow**

In practice, it is difficult to measure

Instead, it is estimated from the **effective renal plasma flow** (*p*-aminohippuric acid (

The formula for **Fick relation**, which is really a mass balance calculation.

where

Rearranging gives:

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Setting

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**Renal Blood Flow**

Let

Then

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