Primer on Kidney Diseases, Volume 953

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2005 - Medical - 608 pages
As an official publication of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), Primer on Kidney Diseases has received wide critical acclaim since it first published in 1994. Now in its 4th Edition, it continues to provide a current view of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of kidney disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and renal transplantation.

· Incorporates the latest NKF Kidney/Outcome Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) guidelines on chronic kidney disease staging and management.
· Delivers balanced and accurate cutting-edge management and treatment guidelines.
· Features over 70 international experts in all who offer fresh perspectives and a global view of kidney disease.
· Presents new chapters on pathogenesis and pathophysiology of diabetic nephropathy and genetic basis of glomerular and structural kidney disorders. .
· Provides expanded coverage of the pathophysiology and management of chronic kidney disease.
· Includes a more colorful interior design plus redrawn artwork for ease of use.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 2
2
CHAPTER
6
CHAPTER 4
17
Structure 2
19
2
23
Clinical Evaluation of Harold M Szerlip
74
Kidney Function 20
84
Chiyuan
90
Kidney Disorders Associated with
273
SECTION V
279
Clinical Approach to the Diagnosis
287
Kidney Failure Due to Therapeutic
293
Cholesterol Atheroembolic Kidney
304
Management of Acute Renal
315
SECTION VI
323
Principles of Drug Therapy in Kidney
331

Alkalosis
97
Disorders of Potassium
110
1
114
Disorders of Calcium and Phosphorus
120
4
127
Edema and the Clinical Use
136
SECTION III
149
Minimal Change Disease
165
9
171
Focal Segmental
178
Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy
191
Goodpastures Syndrome and Other
199
SECTION IV
205
Kidney Function in Liver Disease
213
Postinfectious Glomerulonephritis
219
6
226
Kidney Manifestations of Systemic
234
Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology
241
9
247
Dysproteinemias
256
Thrombotic Microangiopathies
265
SECTION VII
337
Genetic Basis of Renal Transport
344
Sickle Cell Nephropathy
351
6
357
Alports Syndrome and Related
363
SECTION VIII
373
LithiumInduced Kidney Disease
382
Obstructive Uropathy
389
Vesicoureteral Reflux and Reflux
399
Urinary Tract Infection
411
SECTION IX
419
The Kidney in Pregnancy
426
The Kidney in Aging
436
SECTION X
443
Staging
455
Hemodialysis and Hemofiltration
464
Management
495
Hypertension 555 Hypertension 555
502
5
564
6 Secondary Hypertension 573 Colin Mason and Peter J Conlon
585
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