Clinical Nephrology

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World Scientific, 1998 - Medical - 340 pages
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The book provides a broad review of kidney diseases with regard to symptoms, investigation and treatment. It deals with a variety of clinical entities such as glomerulonephritis, renal stones, hypertension, urinary infection and renal failure. Chapters on dialysis and transplantation highlighting local incidence and statistics have been included. The current concepts and therapies of kidney diseases as well as latest statistics on kidney diseases are also covered.
 

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Contents

Structure and Function
1
Symptoms and Signs in Renal Medicine
13
Renal Investigations
21
Glomerulonephritis
34
Nephrotic Syndrome
57
Pathogenesis and Treatment of IgA
82
Lupus Nephritis
97
Urinary Tract Infection
106
Fluid and Electrolytes
182
AcidBase Balance
193
Clinical Problems in Fluids Electrolytes
203
Renal Tubular Acidosis
218
Renal Tubular Disorders
230
Systemic Disease and the Kidney
238
Pregnancy and the Kidney
253
Cancer and the Kidney
256

Sex and the Kidney
135
Hypertension and the Kidney
141
1 Diuretics
154
Kidney Stones
163
Diabetes Mellitus and the Kidney
172
Inherited Kidney Diseases
258
Drugs and the Kidney
265
Acute Renal Failure
274
Chronic Renal Failure
285
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