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Use of an artificial kidney during haemodialysis may result in:

(a) Nitrogeneous waste build-up in the body

(b) Non-elimination of excess potassium ions

(c) Reduced absorption of calcium ions from gastro-intenstinal tract

(d) Reduced RBC production

Which of the following options is the most appropriate ?

  • Option 1)

    (a) and (b) are correct

  • Option 2)

    (b) and (c) are correct

  • Option 3)

    (c) and (d) are correct

  • Option 4)

    (a) and (d) are correct

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Option 1) a & b are correct

 

REGULATION OF KIDNEY FUNCTION -

The functioning of the kidneys is efficiently monitored and regulated by hormonal feedback mechanisms involving the hypothalamus, JGA and to a certain extent, the heart.

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Kidneys are not only involved in the excertion of nitrogenous waste but also in the formation of RBCs and absorption of calcium from the GI tract through calcitriol hormones. When the artificial kidney are used, both of these functions will be compromised.


Option 1)

(a) and (b) are correct

Option 2)

(b) and (c) are correct

Option 3)

(c) and (d) are correct

Option 4)

(a) and (d) are correct

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