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Brenner and Rector's The Kidney - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th Edition

by Karl Skorecki, MD, FRCP(C), FASN, Glenn M. Chertow, MD, Philip A. Marsden, MD, Maarten W. Taal, MBChB, MMed, MD, FCP(SA), FRCP and Alan S. L. Yu, MD
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Overcome the toughest clinical challenges in nephrology with Brenner & Rector’s The Kidney -- the most well-known nephrology resource in the world. A diverse team of more than 200 international contributors brings you the latest knowledge and best practices on every front in nephrology worldwide. From basic science and pathophysiology to clinical best practices, Brenner & Rector’s The Kidney is your go-to resource for any stage of your career.

    • Review of the basic science that underpins clinical nephrology, comprehensive selection of the most important bibliographical sources in nephrology, and Board Review-style questions help you prepare for certification or recertification.
    • Coverage of kidney health and disease from pre-conception through fetal and infant health, childhood, adulthood, and into old age. Expanded sections and chapter on global perspective and ethical considerations.
    • Uniform terminology and nomenclature in line with emerging consensus in world kidney community.
    • More than 700 full-color high-quality photographs as well as carefully chosen figures, algorithms, and tables to illustrate essential concepts, nuances of clinical presentation and technique, and decision making provide a visual grasp and better understanding of critical information.
    • Internationally diverse, trusted guidance and perspectives from a team of well-respected global contributors. An editorial team headed by Dr. Skorecki and handpicked by Dr. Brenner ensures the ongoing adherence to previous standards of excellence. All chapters have been extensively updated or entirely rewritten by authorities in their respective fields.
    • The latest clinical information including recent clinical trials, genetic causes of kidney disease, cardiovascular and renal risk prediction in chronic kidney disease, new paradigms in fluid and electrolyte management, and pediatric kidney disease, keep you current with the rapid development of care and research worldwide.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • Section I: Normal Structure and Function

    1 Embryology of the Kidney

    2 Anatomy of the Kidney

    3 The Renal Circulations and Glomerular Ultrafiltration

    4 The Podocyte

    5 Metabolic Basis of Solute Transport

    6 Transport of Sodium, Chloride, and Potassium

    7 The Regulation of Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphate Excretion by the Kidney

    8 Renal Handling of Organic Solutes

    9 Renal Acidification Mechanisms

    10 Urine Concentration and Dilution

    11 The Cell Biology of Vasopressin Action

    12 Aldosterone and Mineralocorticoid Receptors: Renal and Extrarenal Roles

    13 Vasoactive Molecules and the Kidney

    14 Arachidonic Acid Metabolites and the Kidney

    Section II: Disorders of Body Fluid Volume and Composition

    15 Disorders of Sodium Balance

    16 Disorders of Water Balance

    17 Disorders of Acid-Base Balance

    18 Disorders of Potassium Balance

    19 Disorders of Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphate Balance

    Section III: Epidemiology and Risk Factors in Kidney Disease

    20 Epidemiology of Kidney Disease

    21 Demographics of Kidney Disease

    22 Risk Factors and Chronic Kidney Disease

    23 Nephron Endowment and Developmental Programming of Blood Pressure and Renal Function

    24 Aging and Kidney Disease

    Section IV: Evaluation of the Patient with Kidney Disease

    25 Approach to the Patient with Kidney Disease

    26 Laboratory Assessment of Kidney Disease: Glomerular Filtration Rate, Urinalysis, and Proteinuria

    27 Interpretation of Electrolyte and Acid-Base Parameters in Blood and Urine

    28 Diagnostic Kidney Imaging

    29 The Kidney Biopsy

    30 Biomarkers in Acute and Chronic Kidney Diseases

    Section V: Disorders of Kidney Structure and Function

    31 Acute Kidney Injury

    32 Primary Glomerular Disease

    33 Secondary Glomerular Disease

    34 Overview of Therapy for Glomerular Disease

    35 Microvascular and Macrovascular Diseases of the Kidney

    36 Tubulointerstitial Diseases

    37 Urinary Tract Infection in Adults

    38 Urinary Tract Obstruction

    39 Diabetic Nephropathy

    40 Urolithiasis

    41 Kidney Cancer

    42 Onco-Nephrology: Kidney Disease in Patients with Cancer 

    Section VI: Genetics of Kidney Disease

    43 Genetic Basis of Kidney Disease

    44 Inherited Disorders of the Glomerulus

    45 Inherited Disorders of the Renal Tubule

    46 Cystic Diseases of the Kidney

    Section VII: Hypertension and the Kidney

    47 Primary and Secondary Hypertension

    48 Renovascular Hypertension and Ischemic Nephropathy

    49 Hypertension and Kidney Disease in Pregnancy

    50 Antihypertensive Therapy

    51 Diuretics

    Section VIII: The Consequences of Advanced Kidney Disease

    52 Adaptation to Nephron Loss and Mechanisms of Progression in Chronic Kidney Disease

    53 Mechanisms and Consequences of Proteinuria

    54 The Pathophysiology of Uremia

    55 Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral Bone Disorder

    56 Cardiovascular Aspects of Kidney Disease

    57 Hematologic Aspects of Kidney Disease

    58 Endocrine Aspects of Chronic Kidney Disease

    59 Neurologic Aspects of Kidney Disease

    60 Dermatologic Conditions in Kidney Disease

    Section IX: Conservative Management of Kidney Disease

    61 Dietary Approaches to Kidney Diseases

    62 A Stepped Care Approach to the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

    63 Therapeutic Approach to Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder

    64 Drug Dosing Considerations in Patients with Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

    Section X: Dialysis and Extracorporeal Therapies

    65 Hemodialysis

    66 Peritoneal Dialysis

    67 Critical Care Nephrology

    68 Plasmapheresis

    69 Elimination Enhancement of Poisons

    70 Interventional Nephrology

    Section XI: Kidney Transplantation

    71 Transplantation Immunobiology

    72 Clinical Management of the Adult Kidney Transplant Recipient

    Section XII: Pediatric Nephrology

    73 Malformation of the Kidney: Structural and Functional Consequences

    74 Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary Tract in Children

    75 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Children

    76 Renal Replacement Therapy (Dialysis and Transplantation) in Pediatric End-Stage Kidney Disease

    Section XIII: Global Considerations in Kidney Disease

    77 Latin America

    78 Africa

    79 Near and Middle East

    80 Indian Subcontinent

    81 The Far East

    82 Oceania Region

    Section XIV: Challenges in Nephrology

    83 Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nephrology: Past, Present, and Future

    84 Health Disparities in Nephrology

    85 Care of the Older Person with Chronic Kidney Disease

    86 Tissue Engineering, Stem Cells, and Cell Therapy in Nephrology

    87 Quality Improvement Initiatives in Kidney Disease

  • Karl Skorecki, MD, FRCP(C), FASN, Annie Chutick Professor and Chair in Medicine (Nephrology), Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Director of Medical and Research Development, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel, Glenn M. Chertow, MD, Norman S. Coplon/ Satellite Healthcare, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Palo Alto, California, USA, Philip A. Marsden, MD, Professor of Medicine, Elisabeth Hofmann Chair in Translational Research, Oreopoulos-Baxter Division Director of Nephrology; Vice Chair Research, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Maarten W. Taal, MBChB, MMed, MD, FCP(SA), FRCP, Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Sciences and Graduate Entry Medicine, University of Nottingham; Honorary Consultant Nephrologist, Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, United Kingdom and Alan S. L. Yu, MD, Harry Statland and Solon Summerfield Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and the Kidney Institute, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
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