Rheumatology and the Kidney

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Dwomoa Adu, Paul Emery, Michael Madaio
OUP Oxford, Apr 5, 2012 - Medical - 466 pages
Covering all aspects of the many rheumatologic disorders associated with renal disease, including pathogenesis, clinical features and treatment, Rheumatology and the Kidney brings together the available information in an accessible and practical way, with a particular focus on evidence-based patient management. Part of the Oxford Clinical Nephrology Series, and featuring chapters from a team of international experts, this new edition has been completely updated since publication of the first edition in 2001 and now contains more tables and figures to make the information more accessible. Completely updated since publication of the first edition in 2001, and with more illustrations, this book brings together the available information on the many rheumatologic disorders associated with renal disease in an accessible and practical way, with a particular focus on evidence-based patient management.
 

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Contents

1 Clinical presentation and assessment of disease activity in lupus nephritis
1
Histopathology
11
Complement in lupus
27
4 Pathogenesis of lupus nephritis
39
5 Evidencebased treatment of lupus nephritis
57
6 The role of biologicals in the treatment of lupus nephritis
69
7 Systemic lupus erythematosus SLE in pregnancy
79
8 Renal involvement in the antiphospholipid syndrome
93
Immunopathogenesis and diagnosis
249
Rheumatic disease and amyloid clinical features and treatment
263
20 Primary amyloidosis AL
283
21 Lightchain and heavychain deposition diseases
293
22 Hepatitis C virusassociated mixed cryoglobulinaemia
303
23 Hepatitis Bassociated renal diseases
317
24 Rheumatic complications of HIV infection
333
25 Renal complications of HIV infection
343

9 Vasculitis classification
117
10 The immunopathogenesis of vasculitis
131
Wegeners granulomatosis microscopic polyangiitis renal limited vasculitis and ChurgStrauss syndrome
145
12 Assessment of disease activity and damage in the ANCAassociated systemic vasculitides
153
13 The clinical presentation and treatment of renal vasculitis
163
Clinical characteristics outcome and treatment
181
HenochSchönlein purpura
195
16 Takayasu arteritis
209
Immunopathogenesis clinical features and treatment
227
26 NSAID nephrotoxicity
353
Analgesic nephropathy
371
28 Renal toxicity of antirheumatic drugs
385
29 Rheumatological diseases associated with interstitial nephritis
399
30 Management of gout in the patient with renal disease
415
31 Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
429
32 Rheumatological complications of renal disease and transplantation
441
Index
455
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Dwomoa Adu is with the Renal Unit of Korle Bu Hospital Accra in Ghana. Paul Emery is Section of Musculoskeletal Disease at the Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of Leeds and the NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust,Leeds, UK. Michael P. Madaio is with the Department of Medicine at Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta, USA.

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