The yearbook's principal aim is to provide clinical nephrologists with reviews that are right up to date.
Renal Physiology and Pathophysiology.- 1. Endothelin and endothelium-derived relaxing factor in the control of glomerular filtration and renal blood flow.- 2. Role of glomerular growth promoters in progression of renal disease.- 3. Reactive oxygen species and renal injury.- Glomerulonephritis.- 4. Changing views on the treatment of glomerulonephritis.- 5. Plasma exchange for renal disease.- 6. Albumin metabolism in the nephrotic syndrome. Implications for patient management.- Hypertension.- 7. Current recommendation for first line therapy of uncomplicated hypertension.- The Kidney and Diabetes.- 8. Risk factors for progression of renal insufficiency in diabetic nephropathy: therapeutic implications.- Chronic Renal Failure.- 9. Causes, consequences, and treatment of hyperlipidemia in patients with renal disease.- Dialysis.- 10. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, and dialysis.- 11. Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis in diabetic end stage renal disease.- 12. Evaluation of central nervous system function in dialysis patients. A practical approach with implications for selection and modification of treatment modalities.- Renal Transplantation.- 13. Renal and pancreas transplantation in diabetic chronic uremic patients.- Diagnostic Methods in Nephrology.- 14. Accurate measurement of glomerular filtration rate.
Series: International Yearbooks of Nephrology
Number Of Pages: 301
Published: December 2009
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 1.39