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Renal System at a Glance

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ISBN-10: 1405131365

ISBN-13: 9781405131360

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Christopher O'Callaghan, Louis Caplan

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Christopher O'Callaghan covers the presentation of the kidney and urinary tract, starting with basic anatomy and physiology, working up to pathologies and presentations of renal and urinary tract disease.
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Book details

List price: $38.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/6/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.880

Prefaces
Introduction and how to use this book
Abbreviations
Glossary
Nomenclature
Introduction
The kidney: structural overview
The kidney: functional overview
Development of the renal system
Clinical features of kidney disease
The kidney: laboratory investigations and diagnostic imaging
Basic renal science
Renal sodium handling
Renal potassium handling
Renal acid-base and buffer concepts
Renal acid-base handling
Calcium, phosphate, and magnesium metabolism
The kidney and water handling
Erythropoietin and anemia in renal disease
Renal vascular biology
Drug and organic molecule handling by the kidney
Renal pharmacology: diuretics
Disorders of renal metabolic function
Hereditary disorders of tubular transport
Regulation of body sodium and body water
Disorders of sodium and water metabolism
Hyponatremia and hypernatremia
The edema states: sodium and water retention
Regulation of potassium metabolism
Hypokalemia and hyperkalemia
Regulation of divalent ions and disorders of phosphate and magnesium
Hypocalcemia and hypercalcemia
Acid-base regulation and responses to acid-base disturbances
Clinical disorders of acid-base metabolism and metabolic acidosis
Metabolic alkalosis, respiratory acidosis, and respiratory alkalosis
Renal tubular acidosis
Renal disease processes
Glomerular disease: an overview
Glomerular pathologies and their associated diseases
Specific diseases affecting the glomeruli
Tubulointerstitial disease
Proteinuria and the nephrotic syndrome
Hypertension: causes and clinical evaluation
Hypertension: complications and therapy
Diabetes mellitus and the kidney
Renal vascular disease
Polycystic kidney disease
Acute renal failure: pathophysiology
Acute renal failure: clinical aspects
Chronic renal failure and renal bone disease
Chronic renal failure: clinical complications and their management
Treatment of renal failure with dialysis
Peritoneal dialysis and continuous hemofiltration
Renal transplantation
Urinary tract infection
Renal tract stones
Renal tract cancer
Pregnancy and the renal system
Clinical cases
Clinical cases for self-assessment
Clinical cases: answers and explanations
Index