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Brenner and Rector's The Kidney: 2-Volume Set / Edition 8

Brenner and Rector's The Kidney: 2-Volume Set / Edition 8


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Brenner & Rector…a legacy of authority…a necessity for state-of-the-art care! This revised 8th Edition of The Kidney continues to provide exhaustive, authoritative coverage of nephrology—from basic science through diagnosis and management. Two brand-new sections, Epidemiology and Risk Factors in Kidney Disease and Frontiers in Kidney Disease, as well as fourteen new chapters, including Interventional Nephrology, Endocrine Aspects of Kidney Disease, Plasmapheresis, and many others, keep you on the cusp of the latest advances. Plus, 550 full-color high-quality photographs and abundant algorithms and tables enhance your comprehension.

• Coverage of the complete breadth of the specialty broadens your knowledge base.
• A discussion on the basic science that underpins clinical nephrology prepares you for certification or recertification.
• A comprehensive selection of the most important sources in nephrology expands your reference needs.
• Full-color high-quality photographs, as well as abundant and carefully chosen figures, algorithms, and tables add to your comprehension of the material.
• A visually aided, logical organization gives you access to the information you need quickly.

• Fourteen brand-new chapters, including Epidemiology of Kidney Disease · Risk Factors and Kidney Disease · Nephron Endowment · Interventional Nephrology · Plasmapheresis · Xenotransplantation · Stem Cells in Renal Biology and Medicine · Gender and Kidney Disease · Inherited Disease of Podocyte Function · Endocrine Aspects of Kidney Disease · Vitamin D, Calcimimetics, and Phosphate Binders · Attaining Immunologic Tolerance · Tissue Engineering and Regeneration · and Genomics and Proteomics in Nephrology enhance your clinical acumen.
• Two brand-new sections, Epidemiology and Risk Factors in Kidney Disease and Frontiers in Kidney Disease, including topics such as stem cell and genomics keep you up to date on the latest in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416031055
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/26/2007
Pages: 2448
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. Normal Renal Function: Molecular, Cellular, Structural, and Physiologic Principles

1. Embryology and Maturation – Susan Quaggin

2. Anatomy and Topography – Kirsten Madsen

3. Cell Biology – Pierre Ronco/Gerard Friedlander

4. Hemodynamics – Lance D. Dworkin

5. Metabolic Basis of Solute Transport – Bruce C. Kone

6. Transport of Inorganic Solutes – David B. Mount

7. Transport of Organic Solutes – Orson Moe

8. Renal Acidification – Lee L. Hamm

9. Cell Biology of Vasopressin Action – Dennis Brown

10. Urine Concentration and Dilution – Mark A. Knepper

II. Integrated Control of Body Fluid Volume and Composition

11. Vasoactive Peptides and the Kidney – Mark E. Cooper/Karin Jandeleit-Dahm

12. Arachidonate Metabolites – Raymond C. Harris

13. Extracellular Fluid and Edema Formation – Karl L. Skorecki

14. Disorders of Water Balance – Tomas Berl

15. Disorders of Acid-Base Balance – Thomas D. DuBose

16. Disorders of Potassium Balance – David B. Mount

17. Disorders of Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphate Balance – Kevin Martin

III. Epidemiology and Risk Factors in Kidney Disease

18. Epidemiology of Kidney Disease – Josef Coresh

19. Risk Factors and Kidney Disease – A. Levey/ V. Menon/M. Sarnak

20. Nephron Endowment – Valerie Luyckx/Barry Brenner

21. Gender and Kidney Disease – Joel Neugarten

22. Aging and Kidney Disease – Moshe Levi

IV. Evaluation of the Patient with Kidney Disease

23. Approach to the Patient with Kidney Disease – Robert Toto

24. Laboratory Assessment of Kidney Disease – Bertram L. Kaiske

25. Interpretation of Urine Electrolyte and Acid-Base Parameters – Mitchell Halperin

26. Adaptation to Nephron Loss – Maarten Taal/Barry Brenner

27. Renal and Systemic Manifestations of Glomerular Disease – Sharon Anderson

28. Diagnostic Kidney Imaging – William D. Boswell

29. Interventional Nephrology – David Warnock

V. Disorders of Kidney Function

30. Acute Renal Failure – Michael Clarkson

31. Primary Glomerular Disease – Ronald Falk

32. Secondary Glomerular Disease – Gerald Appel

33. Micro and Macrovascular Diseases of the Kidney – Kamal F. Badr

34. Tubulointerstitial Diseases – Giuseppe Remuzzi/Marc E. de Broe/Noberto Perico

35. Urinary Tract Infection, Pylonephritis, and Reflux Nephropathy – Nina E. Tolkoff-Rubin/ Robert Rubin

36. Urinary Tract Obstruction – Mark L. Zeidel

37. Diabetic Nephropathy – Hans-Henrik Parving

38. Nephrolithiasis – David Bushinsky

39. Renal Neoplasia – Michael Atkins

VI. Genetic Basis of Kidney Disease

40. Inherited Disorders of Podocyte Function – Martin Pollak

41. Inherited Disorders of the Renal Tubule – Daniel G. Bichet

42. Cystic Diseases of the Kidney – Jared J. Grantham

VII. Hypertension and the Kidney

43. Primary and Secondary Hypertension – Jon D. Blumenfeld

44. Renovascular Hypertension and Ischemic Nephropathy – Stephen C. Textor

45. Hypertension and Kidney Disease in Pregnancy – Ravi Thadani

46. Antihypertensive Drugs – Matthew R. Weir

47. Diuretics – Christopher S. Wilcox

VIII. The Consequences of Renal Failure

48. Pathophysiology of Uremia – Timothy W. Meyer

49. Cardiovascular Apsects of Kidney Disease – Patrick Parfrey

50. Hematologic Aspects of Kidney Disease – Steven Fishbane

51. Endocrine Aspects of Kidney Disease – Ajay K. Singh

52. Neurologic Aspects of Kidney Disease – Allen Arief

53. Renal Osteodystrophies – Sharon Moe

IX. Conservative and Pharmacologic Management of Kidney Disease

54. Diet and Kidney Disease – Gary Curham /Glenn Chertow

55. Specific Pharmacologic Approaches to Renoprotection – Dick DeZeeuw

56. Erythropoietin Therapy in Renal Disease and Renal Failure – John C. Stivelman

57. Vitamin D, Calcimimetics, and Phosphate Binders – William Goodman

58. Prescribing Drugs in Kidney Disease – George R. Aronoff

X. Invasive Therapy of Renal Failure

59. Hemodialysis – Gerald Schulman

60. Peritoneal Dialysis – Peter Blake

61. Intensive Care Nephrology – Bruce Molitoris

62. Plasmapheresis – Bradley M. Denker

63. Extracorporeal Treatment of Poisoning – Ingrid Chang

XI. Renal Transplantation

64. Immunobiology – Mohamed Sayegh

65. Donor and Recipient Issues – Bertram Kaiske

66. Clinical Management – Colm C. Magee

XII. Frontiers in Nephrology

67. Attaining Immunologic Tolerance – Mohamed Sayegh

68. Xenotransplantation – David Sachs

69. Tissue Engineering and Regeneration – Marc Hammerman

70. Stem Cells in Renal Biology and Medicine – Karl L. Skorecki

71. Genomics and Protemics in Nephrology – Joseph V. Bonventre

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