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Glomerulonephritis : New Clinical Applications: Nephrology - Graeme R. D. Catto

Glomerulonephritis

New Clinical Applications: Nephrology

By: Graeme R. D. Catto (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1990
ISBN: 9780746201091
Number Of Pages: 198

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Glomerulonephritis has always been regarded as a complex subject. Different forms o f the disease c a n cause death in a matter o f weeks, nephrotic syndrome which might or might not prove responsive to steroid therapy, or no symptoms a t all. Improved pathological te- niques and criteria have permitted a more accurate diagnosis and prognosis to be established for many patients. With increased und- standing of the immunological mechanisms involved it has become apparent that many patients presenting with a variety of symptoms and signs m a y have glomerulonephritis as their primary pathological process. This book examines the clinical, pathological and aetiological factors involved in the common forms o f glomerulonephritis. Each chapter has been written by a recognized expert in the field and provides information of relevance and practical importance to the average clinician. The developments of the last decade have emp- sized that glomerulonephritis is no longer a matter only for the nephrologist but a subject o n which all clinicians should be well informed.

`As a reference text, however, those subjects included have been dealt with in a thorough and detailed manner. For this reason alone it is a text which can be highly recommended.' Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation 6, 1991

1. Minimal change nephropathy.- 2. Membranous nephropathy.- 3. Infection-associated glomerulonephritis.- 4. IgA nephropathy.- 5. Plasmapheresis in glomerulonephrisis.- 6. Proliferation of glomerular cells.

ISBN: 9780746201091
ISBN-10: 0746201095
Series: New Clinical Applications: Nephrology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 198
Published: 31st March 1990
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 1.05