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Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis: A Textbook of Dialysis / Edition 3

Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis: A Textbook of Dialysis / Edition 3

by J.F. Maher


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ISBN-13: 9780898384147
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 02/28/1989
Edition description: 3rd updated and enlarged ed. 1989
Pages: 1188
Product dimensions: 7.68(w) x 10.24(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. Uremic toxicity.- 3. Haemodialysis: a historical review.- 4. Principles and biophysics of dialysis.- 5. Dialysers.- 6. Membranes for extracorporeal therapy.- 7.Pretreatment and preparation of city water for hemodialysis.- 8. The composition of dialysis fluid.- 9. Angioaccess in the renal failure patient.- 10. Extracorporeal thrombogenesis: mechanisms and prevention.- 11. Practical use of anticoagulants.- 12. Hemodialysis monitors and monitoring.- 13. Biophysics of ultrafiltration and hemofiltration.- 14. Ultrafiltration and hemofiltration, practical applications.- 15. Continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration (CAVH) and other continuous replacement therapies: operational characteristics and clinical use.- 16. Short treatment.- 17. Single needle haemodialysis.- 18. Multiple use of hemodialyzers.- 19. Dialysate regeneration.- 20. Hemoperfusion.- 21. Plasma exchange: principles and practice.- 22. Peritoneal dialysis: a historical review.- 23. Peritoneal anatomy and transport physiology.- 24. Practical use of peritoneal dialysis.- 25. Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.- 26. Acute renal failure.- 27. Planning, developing and operating a dialysis programme.- 28. Patient selection and integration of renal replacement therapy.- 29. Regular dialysis treatment.- 30. Home hemodialysis.- 31. International review of renal replacement therapy: strategies and results.- 32. Renal replacement therapy in children.- 33. Acute complications associated with hemodialysis.- 34. Blood pressure control in chronic dialysis patients.- Cardiac complications of uremia and dialysis.- 36. Hyperlipidaemia and atherosclerosis in chronic dialysis patients.- 37. Acid base homeostasis in clinical dialysis.- 38. Pulmonary aspects of dialysis patients.- 39. Gastrointestinal complications of renal failure.- 40. Hematological problems of dialysis patients.- 41. Host defenses and infectious complications in maintenance hemodialysis patients.- 42. Dialysis associated hepatitis.- 43. Dialysis in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.- 44. Renal osteodystrophy and maintenance dialysis.- 45. Endocrine changes in chronic dialysis patients.- 46. Neurological aspects of dialysis patients.- 47. Ophthalmological complications associated with haemodialysis.- 48. Oral aspects of renal failure.- 49. Trace elements and regular dialysis.- 50. Aluminium toxicity in renal failure.- 51. Pharmacological considerations for renal failure and dialysis.- 52. Anaesthesia and major surgery in patients with renal failure.- 53. Nutrition in dialysis patients.- 54. Management of the uremic diabetic patient.- 55. Prevention of renal failure.- 56. Prolonged survival on hemodialysis.- 57. Social, ethical, and legal issues involved in chronic maintenance dialysis.

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