Therapy of Renal Diseases and Related Disorders

Therapy of Renal Diseases and Related Disorders

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'Where are all these kidney patients coming from? A Atchley and others studied the effects of hypertension, endocarditis, and circulatory diseases on the kidney and few years ago we never heard of kidney disease and now you are speaking of patients in the hundreds of thou­ spawned successive generations of alert clinical investi­ sands and indeed potentially millions'. My reply, not gators who began to chronicle the natural histories of a meant to be grim, was 'From the cemetery, Sir'. This is wide variety of kidney diseases. Quantitative studies of a summary of some Congressional testimony I once renal function flourished under a school headed by Homer Smith, and surprisingly precise techniques were gave on behalf of extending kidney disease under Medi­ care. Where indeed were all the patients with kidney developed for studying a whole range of explicit nephron disease in the United States before World War II? They functions. Imagine the joy with the advent of catheteri­ were certainly not under the care of Nephrologists! zation to be able to apply extraction ratios and the Fick Nephrology was not listed in the questionnaires for any principle in a precise way to an organ such as the kidney State or the American Medical Association as a subspe­ by sampling arterial blood, venous blood and the output of the urine! One had a quantitative handle on the entire cialty or even as a special interest.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461338093
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/03/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984
Pages: 750
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

One: Disorders of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance.- 1. Treatment of hypoosmolar and hyperosmolar states.- 2. Polyuria syndromes.- 3. Treatment of edematous states.- 4. Therapy and management of acute renal failure.- 5. Disorders of potassium metabolism.- 6. Hypocalcemia and hypercalcemia.- 7. Hypomagnesemia and hypermagnesemia.- 8. Hyper- and hypophosphatemia.- 9. Metabolic alkalosis.- 10. Metabolic acidosis.- 11. Renal tubular acidosis.- 12. Respiratory acid-base disorders.- Two: Intrinsic Parenchymal Disease.- A. Glomerular.- 13. The acute glomerulonephritis syndrome.- 14. The management of the nephrotic syndrome.- 15. The treatment of rapidly progressive crescentic glomerulonephritis and of Goodpasture’s syndrome.- B. Tubulo-interstitial.- 16. The management of urinary tract infections.- 17. Vesicoureteral reflux and reflux nephropathy.- 18. Management of genitourinary tuberculosis.- Three: Renal Involvement in Systemic Disease.- 19. Systemic lupus erythematosus.- 20. Vasculitic diseases of the kidney.- 21. Noninflammatory vascular diseases of the kidney.- 22. Hemolytic uremic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.- 23. Renal involvement in dysproteinemias.- 24. The hyperuricemic nephropathies.- 25. Therapy of renal disorders in liver disease.- 26. Management of renal complications of pregnancy: Management of pregnancy in renal disease, in patients undergoing chronic haemodialysis and in renal transplant patients.- 27. Therapy of diabetic renal disease.- Four: Hereditary and Congenital Disease.- 28. Management of renal cystic disorders.- 29. Therapy of renal disorders in sickle hemoglobinemia.- Five: Neoplasia.- 30. Neoplasia: Cancers of the kidney, renal pelvis and ureter, bladder and prostate.- Six: Chemical and Physical Injuries.- 31. Therapy of toxic nephropathies.- 32. Treatment of acute drug intoxications with hemodialysis and hemoperfusion.- Seven: Uremia.- 33. Nutritional management.- 34. Cardiovascular complications of uremia and dialysis.- 35. The management of renal insufficiency.- 36. Management of renal osteodystrophy.- 37. Peritoneal dialysis.- A. Hemodialysis.- 38. Dialysis access surgery.- 39. Dialyzers and water treatment.- 40. Dialysis, ultrafiltration and hemofiltration.- 41. Use of drugs in uremia and dialysis.- B. Transplantation and transplantation complications.- 42. Donor and recipient selection in renal transplantation.- 43. Immunosuppression and treatment of rejection in renal transplantation.- 44. Renal tubular and metabolic dysfunction following kidney homotransplantation.- 45. Transplantation complications: Infectious, malignant, surgical.- 46. Nephrolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis.- Eight: Miscellaneous.- 47. The catheter.- 48. Non-surgical management of vesicourethral dysfunction.

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