ISBN 9788184731460,Hand Book of Nephrology & Hypertension

Hand Book of Nephrology & Hypertension



PeePee Publishers and Distributors Pvt

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788184731460

ISBN-10 8184731469

Paper Back

Edition 6th
Number of Pages 384 Pages
Language (English)


Now in its Sixth Edition, this manual offers a concise, thorough guide for treating patients with a wide range of kidney disorders and hypertension. It features brief, focused chapters with abundant tables and algorithms. Coverage includes practical information on renal transplant and dialysis, the main classes of drugs used for hypertension and renal protection, and how to prescribe for patients with renal diseases. Chapters are all written by clinicians with extensive experience in managing the disorders. This completely updated edition includes new medications, new imaging modalities such as MR angiography, current terminology, and up-to-date information on diabetic kidney disorders.

Table of Contents

Approach To The Patient With Renal Disease

Renal Structure in Relation to Function
Kirsten M. Madsen and Jill W. Verlander
Evaluation of Kidney Structure: Radiology and Biopsy
C. Craig Tisher
Clinical and Laboratory Evaluation of Renal Disease and Fluid Status
David Wojciechowski and Pouneh Nouri
Proteinuria and the Nephrotic Syndrome
Michael S. Gersch and Anupam Agarwal
Glomerular And Tubulointerstitial Diseases And Vasculitis

Diabetic Nephropathy
JogiRaju Tantravahi and C. Craig Tisher
Glomerular Diseases
Richard J. Johnson and C. Craig Tisher
Renal Involvement in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Mark S. Segal and Richard J. Johnson
Renal Vasculitis
Geraldine Shaw Bichier
Renal Involvement in Thrombotic Microangiopathy, Scleroderma, Multiple Myeloma, and Amyloidosis
Geraldine Shaw Bichier
Tubulointerstitial Nephritis
Haobo Zhou and Shakil Aslam
HIV Infection and Kidney Disease
C. Craig Tisher
Hereditary Disease

Renal Cystic Diseases
Christopher S. Wilcox
Disorders of Water, Electrolytes, And Acid-Base Regulation

Disorders of Water Balance
Mark S. Segal and Charles S. Wingo
Potassium Disorders
Bruce C. Kone and Charles S. Wingo
Acid-Base Disorders
David Weiner and Charles S. Wingo
Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Disorders
Xueguang Chen and Pouneh Nouri
Disease of The Urinary System

Renal Stone Disease
Muna Thalji Canales, Benjamin Canales, and I. David Weiner
Urinary Tract Infections
Muzna Adil and Shakil Aslam

Approach to the Hypertensive Patient
Christopher S. Wilcox
Secondary Forms of Hypertension
Christopher S. Wilcox
Hypertension and Renal Disease in Pregnancy
Maisa N. Feghali and Jason G. Umans
Drug Use In Hypertension And Renal Disease

Zuoheng Fan and Christopher S. Wilcox
Alpha and Beta Blockers and Sympatholytics
Christopher S. Wilcox
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors, Angiotensin Receptor Blockers, Renin Antagonists, and Mineralocorticosteroid Antagonists
Christopher S. Wilcox
Calcium Channel Blockers and Other Vasodilators
Christopher S. Wilcox
Urgent, Emergent, and Resistant Hypertension
Christopher S. Wilcox
Dopaminergic and Pressor Therapy
Muzna Adil and Pouneh Nouri
Use of Drugs in Renal Failure
Ping Li and Jason G. Umans
Renal Failure: Diagnosis And Management

Acute Renal Failure
Monique Pratt and Pouneh Nouri
Chronic Renal Failure
Daqing Guo and Shakil Aslam
Prevention of Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease and Its Cardiovascular Complications
Muzna Adil and Shakil Aslam
Renal Disease in Patients with Liver Disease
Jingjiang Nie and Shakil Aslam
Hemodialysis and Continuous Therapies
Edward A. Ross and Amir Kazory
Peritoneal Dialysis
Joyce M. Gonin
Renal Transplantation
Joyce M. Gonin
Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease
Muzna Adil and Robert J. Rubin
Nutrition in Renal Failure
Thomas G. Baumgartner and Edward A. Ross