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Inherited Disorders of the Kidney : Investigation and Management - Steven H. Morgan

Inherited Disorders of the Kidney

Investigation and Management

By: Steven H. Morgan (Editor), Jean-Pierre Griinfeld (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1998
ISBN: 9780192624734
Number Of Pages: 644

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Inherited disorders of the kidney are becoming important, not only in pediatric nephrological practice, but also in adult nephrology, representing a high proportion of patients with end-stage renal failure. In almost 50% of all children and in 15% of adults accepted for renal replacement therapy, the causative disorders have a hereditary basis. Many of these disorders are apparent at birth but may not cause renal failure until adolescence. Others may not present until adult life. The contribution of these disorders to adult nephrological practice has so far been understated in most of the existing textbooks. This book presents a practical approach to the investigation and management of patients with inherited renal disorders. The book is aimed at both established pediatric and adult nephrologists, as well as nephrologists in training, and will also be of interest to pediatricians, geneticists, and research workers in this field.

Part 1 - Applications of clinical genetics to renal disease Chapter 1 - Developmental anatomy & physiology Chapter 2 - Gene structure & regulation, and the application of laboratory techniques Chapter 3 - Computers & genetic diseases Chapter 4 - Genetic counselling Chapter 5 - Pre-natal diagnosis of inherited renal tract disorders Chapter 6 - Growth, development and management for renal failure in children Part 2 - A systematic approach to inherited renal disorders Section A - Structural disorders Chapter 7 - Chromosomal & developmental anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract Chapter 8 - Cystic diseases of the kidney Chapter 9 - Familial & genetic aspects of primary vesico-ureteric reflux Section B - Glomerular disorders Chapter 10 - Congenital nephrotic syndrome Chapter 11.1 Disorders of basement membrane: Hereditary nephritis Chapter 11.2 - Disorders of basement membrane: Thin glomerular basement membrane syndrome and nail patella syndrome Chapter 12 - Genetic aspects of primary glomerular diseases and haemolytic uraemic syndrome Section C - Tubular disorders Chater 13.1 - Functional disorders: Amnioaciduras and the fanconi syndrome Chapter 13.2 - Functional disorders: Nephrogenic diabetes: insipidus Chapter 13.3 - Functional disorders: RTA and miscellaneous disease Chapter 14.1 - Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Chapter 14.2 - Structural tubulointerstitial disease: Nephronophithisis Chapter 14.2 - Structural tubulointerstitial disease: Multicentric osteolysis with nephropathy Section D - Metabolic disorders Chapter 15 - Fabry's disease and the lipidoses Chapter 16 - Lethicin-cholesterol Acyltransferase deficiency and the kidney Chapter 17 - Nephropathic cystinosis Chapter 18 - Glycogen storage diseases (Von Gierke's disease) Chapter 19 - The amyloidosis and familial mediterranean fever Chapter 20 - Genetic aspects of diabetic nephropathy Chapter 21 - Sickle cell disease Section E - Disorders associated with renal calculii Chapter 22 - The primary hyperloxurias Chapter 23 - Purine metabolism Section F - The Phakomatoses Chapter 25 - Renal manifestations of neurofibromatosis and tuberous sclerosis Chapter 26 - Von-Hippel Lindau syndrome Chapter 27 - Wilms' tumour Chapter 28 - Mitochondrial cytopathies and other rare inherited diseases

ISBN: 9780192624734
ISBN-10: 0192624733
Series: Oxford Clinical Nephrology Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 644
Published: 1st July 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 17.4  x 3.9
Weight (kg): 1.37