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International Yearbook of Nephrology, 1991 : International Yearbooks of Nephrology - Vittorio E. Andreucci

International Yearbook of Nephrology, 1991

International Yearbooks of Nephrology

By: Vittorio E. Andreucci (Editor), Leon G. Fine (Editor), V. E. Andreucci (Editor)

Hardcover Published: December 2009
ISBN: 9780792310020
Number Of Pages: 301

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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.

ISBN: 9780792310020
ISBN-10: 0792310020
Series: International Yearbooks of Nephrology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 301
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 1.39