National Kidney Foundation Primer On Kidney Diseases

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Edition 07
Author Gilbert Et Al
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Ideal for residency, fellowship, clinical practice, and board review, theNational Kidney Foundation's Primer on Kidney Diseases, 7th Edition,by Drs. Scott J. Gilbert and Daniel E. Weiner, offers comprehensive coverage of adult and pediatric kidney diseases in an authoritative, practical resource.Well organized and highly readable, it covers every relevant topic in the field, from anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology, to diagnosis and management of kidney disease, to fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and renal transplantation.

Table of Contents
Structure and Function of the Kidney1. Overview of Kidney Structure and Function2. Kidney development3. Assessment of Kidney Function in Acute and Chronic Settings4. Urinalysis and Urine Microscopy5. Hematuria and Proteinuria6. Imaging the KidneysAcid/Base and Electrolytes7. Hyponatremia and Hypoosmolar Disorders8. Hypernatremia9. Volume, Edema and the Clinical Use of Diuretics10. Disorders of Potassium Metabolism11. Disorders of Calcium, Phosphorus, & Magnesium Homeostasis12. Approach to Acid-Base Disorders13. Metabolic Acidosis14. Metabolic Alkalosis15. Respiratory Acidosis and AlkalosisGlomerular Diseases16. Glomerular Clinicopathologic Syndromes17. Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome18. Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis19. Mem
anous Nephropathy20. Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy and Related DisordersKidney in Systemic Diseases21. COMPLEMENT-MEDIATED GLOMERULONEPHRITIS AND THROMBOTIC MICROANGIOPATHY22. Infection-related Glomerulonephritis23. Viral Nephropathies: Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, and Hepatitis B Virus24. Kidney Involvement in Systemic Vasculitis25. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and the Kidney26. Pathogenesis, Pathophysiology, and Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy27. The Kidney in Malignancy28. Myeloma, Amyloid and other Dysproteinemias29. Acute Cardiorenal Syndrome30. Hepatorenal Syndrome and Other Liver-Related Kidney DiseasesAcute Kidney Injury31. Clinical Approach to the Diagnosis of Acute Kidney Injury32. Acute Tubular Injury and Acute Tubular Necrosis33. Acute Interstitial Nephritis34. Management of Acute Kidney InjuryDrugs and the Kidney35. Kidney Disease Caused by Therapeutic Agents36. Principles of Drug Therapy in Patients with Reduced Kidney FunctionHereditary Kidney Disease37. Genetics and Kidney Disease (APOL1)38. Genetically Based Renal Transport Disorders39. Sickle Cell Nephropathy40. Polycystic and Other Cystic Kidney Diseases41. Nephronophthisis and Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease42. Alport's Syndrome and Thin Basement Mem
ane Dz43. Fa
y DiseaseTubulointerstitial Diseases44. Chronic Tubulointerstitial Disease45. Obstructive Uropathy46. Nephrolithiasis47. Urinary Tract Infection and PyelonephritisSpecial Circumstances48. Kidney Diseases in Infants and Children49. The Kidney in Pregnancy50. Kidney Disease in the Elderly51. Global Kidney DiseaseChronic Kidney Disease52. Development and Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease53. Staging and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease54. Nutrition and Kidney Disease55. Bone Disorders in Chronic Kidney Disease56. Cardiac Function and Cardiovascular Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease57. Anemia and Other Hematologic Complications of Chronic Kidney DiseaseDialysis and Transplantation58. Hemodialysis and Hemofiltration59. Peritoneal Dialysis60. Outcome of End-Stage Renal Disease Therapies61. Selection of Prospective Kidney Transplant Recipients and Donors62. Post-transplantation Monitoring and Outcomes63. Immunosuppression64. Transplant Infectious DiseaseHypertension65. Pathogenesis of Hypertension66. Evaluation and Management of Hypertension67. Secondary Hypertension