Kidney Development in Renal Pathology

Overview

This volume provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review in the field of experimental and human nephrogenesis. The book reviews new data on the effects on kidney development by neonatal asphyxia, obstructive uropathies, nephrotoxic drugs, malnutrition, underfeeding, overfeeding and provides all possible preventive measures to ensure the well-being of the kidney at birth. The book also discusses the possible implications between renal development and the insurgence of kidney disease in adult life and the ...

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Overview

This volume provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review in the field of experimental and human nephrogenesis. The book reviews new data on the effects on kidney development by neonatal asphyxia, obstructive uropathies, nephrotoxic drugs, malnutrition, underfeeding, overfeeding and provides all possible preventive measures to ensure the well-being of the kidney at birth. The book also discusses the possible implications between renal development and the insurgence of kidney disease in adult life and the correlation with renal carcinogenesis.

Written by well recognized experts in their fields, Kidney Development in Renal Pathology is a valuable tool for pathologists, neonatologists, nephrologists, gynecologists and researchers with an interest in kidney diseases.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781493909469
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 8/31/2014
  • Series: Current Clinical Pathology Series
  • Edition description: 2014
  • Pages: 105
  • Sales rank: 526,117
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Gavino Faa, MD
Institute of Pathology, AOU Cagliari and University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy

Vassilios Fanos, MD
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Pathology, Puericulture Institute and Neonatal Section, AOU Cagliari and University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Development of the Human Kidney: Morphological Events
Gavino Faa, Vassilios Fanos, Giuseppe Floris, Rossano Ambu, and Guido Monga

Chapter 2. Molecular Regulation of Kidney Development
Clara Gerosa, Daniela Fanni, Sonia Nemolato, and Gavino Faa

Chapter 3. Development of the the Human Kidney: Immunohistochemical Findings
Daniela Fanni, Peter Van Eyken , Yukio Gibo, and Gavino Faa

Chapter 4. Kidney Development: New Insights on Transmission Electron Microscopy
Marco Piludu, Cristina Mocci, Monica Piras, Giancarlo Senes, and Terenzio Congiu

Chapter 5. The Human Kidney at Birth: Structure and Function in Transition
Robert L. Chevalier and Jennifer R. Charlton

Chapter 6. Perinatal Asphyxia and Kidney Development
Vassilios Fanos, Angelica Dessì, Melania Puddu, and Giovanni Ottonello

Chapter 7. Lessons on Kidney Development from Experimental Studies
Athanasios Chalkias, Angeliki Syggelou, Vassilios Fanos, Theodoros Xanthos, and Nicoletta Iacovidou

Chapter 8. Do β-Thymosins Play a Role in Human Nephrogenesis?
Sonia Nemolato, Tiziana Cabras, Irene Messana, Massimo Castagnola, Clara Gerosa, and Gavino Faa

Chapter 9. Malnutrition and Renal Function
Martina Bertin, Vassilios Fanos, and Vincenzo Zanardo

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