Principles of Renal Physiology / Edition 3

Principles of Renal Physiology / Edition 3

by Christopher J. Lote
     
 

ISBN-10: 0412555204

ISBN-13: 9780412555206

Pub. Date: 08/21/2007

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

The strengths of this popular text - its conciseness and logical progression through renal physiology - are retained in this third edition. The text has been updated throughout, and clinical and pathophysiological information has been increased. The book is clearly illustrated with many line diagrams and provides a valuable synthesis of renal function for…  See more details below

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The strengths of this popular text - its conciseness and logical progression through renal physiology - are retained in this third edition. The text has been updated throughout, and clinical and pathophysiological information has been increased. The book is clearly illustrated with many line diagrams and provides a valuable synthesis of renal function for undergraduate students in many disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412555206
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
08/21/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.17(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the third edition
Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
Terminology and abbreviations
1The body fluids1
2Essential anatomy of the kidney21
3Glomerular filtration33
4Tubular transport46
5The proximal tubule51
6The loop of Henle, distal tubule and collecting duct68
7Renal blood flow and glomerular filtration rate84
8Regulation of body fluid osmolality94
9Regulation of body fluid volume106
10Renal regulation of body fluid pH121
11Renal control of body fluid potassium content141
12Renal regulation of body calcium, magnesium and phosphate148
13Summary of the principal reabsorptive and secretory processes in the nephron segments160
14Disease conditions which alter renal sodium and water reabsorption165
15Use of diuretics183
Answers to problems189
Index192

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