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Pathophysiology of Kidney Disease and Hypertension
     

Pathophysiology of Kidney Disease and Hypertension

by A. Vishnu Moorthy, Bryan Neil Becker, Arjang Djamali, Frederick J. Boehm III
 

ISBN-10: 1416043918

ISBN-13: 9781416043911

Pub. Date: 08/20/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This new text—a collaborative effort between students and teachers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine—provides a unique introductory overview of renal disease, including hypertension and renal transplantation, topics not always covered in other texts. It fully discusses the pathophysiology of renal disorders, using case histories and

Overview

This new text—a collaborative effort between students and teachers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine—provides a unique introductory overview of renal disease, including hypertension and renal transplantation, topics not always covered in other texts. It fully discusses the pathophysiology of renal disorders, using case histories and contemporary data to help you appreciate the mechanisms of these diseases and gain a better understanding of the treatment options available. A consistent chapter format—featuring chapter objectives, key points boxes, and helpful case questions with clinical applications throughout—makes the book user-friendly and easy to reference, while questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your mastery of the material.

• Discusses significant advances in the field—including those related to pathophysiology of glomerular diseases, electrolyte disorders, renal tubular transport systems, hypertension, transplantation, hereditary diseases, and chronic kidney disease—to keep your knowledge current.
• Uses a consistent chapter format—featuring chapter objectives, key points boxes, and helpful case questions with clinical applications throughout—to make the book user-friendly and easy to reference.
• Features questions at the end of each chapter to help you gauge your mastery of the material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416043911
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/20/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Acknowledgments     ix
Anatomy and Physiology of the Kidney   A. Vishnu Moorthy   Tracy C. Blichfeldt     1
Body Fluid Compartments and Their Regulation   Byram H. Ozer   Peter C. Brazy     17
Disorders of Water Metabolism   Ryan Kipp   Peter C. Brazy     29
Disorders of Sodium Metabolism   Claire Elliott Herrick   Jonathan B. Jaffery   Arjang Djamali     41
Pathophysiology of Potassium Metabolism   Kelly Ann Traeger   Sung-Feng Wen     49
Acid-Base Homeostasis and Metabolic Alkalosis   Kelly Ann Traeger   Frederick J. Boehm III   Arjang Djamali     63
Metabolic Acidosis and Approach to Acid-Base Disorders   Frederick J. Boehm III   Kelly Ann Traeger   Arjang Djamali     79
Glomerular Diseases   A. Vishnu Moorthy   Byram H. Ozer   Terry D. Oberley   Weixiong Zhong     89
Cystic Diseases of the Kidney   Kristin M. Lyerly   Arjang Djamali     109
Urinalysis and an Approach to Kidney Diseases   A. Vishnu Moorthy   Frederick J. Boehm III     121
Acute Kidney Injury   Paul S. Kellerman   Tracy C. Blichfeldt     131
Chronic Kidney Disease   Ryan Kipp   Paul S. Kellerman     145
Replacement Therapy for Kidney Failure: Dialysis   Joshua David Lindsey   Paul S. Kellerman     159
Replacement Therapy for Kidney Failure: Transplantation   Milagros D. Samaniego   Yolanda T. Becker   Joshua David Lindsey     169
Essential Hypertension   Theodore L. Goodfriend   Kristin M. Lyerly     179
Secondary Hypertension   Kristin M. Lyerly   Theodore L. Goodfriend     197
Answers to Practice Questions     212
Some Common Laboratory Tests and Their Normal Values as Reported by the Clinical Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics     219
Index     221

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