Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology
Sign up to access the full book. Login to web app or Try Indextra now. Highly Commended in the Internal Medicine category of the British Medical Association Book Awards, Oxford Textbook Couples a practical clinical approach with a learned account of disease pathogenesis and background Includes contributions from nearly widely respected specialists covering all facets of nephrology Provides clear presentation of relevant science in appropriate depth alongside important extras such as historical notes Includes unique sections on rarer clinical problems such as renal manifestations of systemic disease and renal disease in the tropics Highly illustrated textbook, featuring full-colour diagrams and photographs This fourth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology builds on the success and international reputation of the publication as an important resource for the practising clinician in the field.
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Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology
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Diet and the progression of chronic kidney disease ; Lipid disorders of patients with chronic kidney disease ; Smoking in chronic kidney disease ; Analytical aspects of measurements and laboratory values in chronic and acute kidney disease ; Effect of lifestyle modifications on patients with chronic kidney disease ; Malnutrition, obesity, and undernutrition in chronic kidney disease ; Left ventricular hypertrophy in chronic kidney disease ; Sudden cardiac death in chronic kidney disease ; Epidemiology of calcium, phosphate and PTH disturbances in chronic kidney disease ; The role of inflammation in chronic kidney disease ; Vascular stiffness in chronic disease - pathophysiology and implications ; Oxidative stress and its implications in chronic disease ; Abnormal endothelial vasomotor and secretory function ; Endothelins and their antagonists in chronic kidney disease ; Chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder: overview ; Imaging for detection of vascular disease in chronic kidney disease patients ; Pathophysiology of chronic kidney disease - mineral and bone disorder ; Management of chronic kidney disease - mineral and bone disorder ; Fibroblast growth factor 23, klotho, and phosphorus metabolism in chronic kidney disease ; Vascular calcification ; Fractures in patients with chronic kidney disease ; Spectrum of bone pathologies in chronic kidney disease ; Clinical aspects and overview of renal anaemia ; Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in chronic kidney disease ; Iron metabolism in chronic kidney disease ; Iron management in renal anaemia ; Pleoitropic effects of Vitamin D ; Immunity ; The liver and chronic kidney disease ; Gastroenterology and renal medicine ; Cutaneous manifestations of end-stage renal disease ESRD ; The patient with reduced renal function: endocrinology ; Sexual dysfunction ; Health related quality of life and the patient with chronic kidney disease ; Coagulopathies in chronic kidney disease ; Mechanisms of progression of chronic kidney disese- overview ; Proteinuria as a direct cause of progression ; Nephron numbers and hyperfiltration as drivers of progression ; Podocyte loss as a common pathway to chronic kidney disease ; Disordered scarring and failure of repair ; Modality selection for renal replacement therapy ; Patient education and involvement in pre-dialysis management ; Preparation for renal replacement therapy ; Choices and considerations for in-centre versus home based renal replacement therapy ; Conservative care in advanced chronic kidney disease ; Palliative care in end stage renal disease ; Patient selection when resources are limited ; The patient with diabetes mellitus ; Kidney involvement in plasma cell dyscrasias ; The patient with cryoglobulinaemia ; The patient with amyloidosis ; The patient with myeloma ; Light chain deposition disease ; The patient with sarcoidosis ; The patient with vasculitis- overview ; The patient with vasculitis: pathogenesis ; The patient with vasculitis: clinical aspects ; The patient with vasculitis: treatment and outcome ; The patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: overview and pathogenesis ; The patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: clinical features, investigations, and diagnosis ; The patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: treatment and outcome ; The patient with antiphospholipid syndrome with or without lupus ; The patient with scleroderma-systemic sclerosis ; The patient with rheumatoid arthritis, mixed connective tissue disease, polymyositis, Sjogren syndrome, or overlap syndrome ; The patient with sickle cell anemia ; The obese patient metabolic syndrome ; The patient with hepatorenal syndrome ; The patient with renal cell cancer ; The patient with Wilms' tumour ; Urinary tract infection in the adult: overview ; Infection of the lower urinary tract ; Upper urinary tract infection ; Complicated urinary tract infection ; Urinary tract infection in a patient with a kidney transplant ; Urinary tract infection in infancy and childhood ; Schistosomiasis: the parasite and the host ; Malaria ; Leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis ; Hepatitis B ; Hepatitis C ; HIV and renal disease ; Hantaviral infections ; Dengue and other viral haemorrhagic fevers ; Yellow fever, severe acute respiratory syndrome virus, and H1N1 influenza infections ; Leptospirosis ; Syphilis ; Rickettsiosis ; Schistosomiasis ; Nematode infections ; Mycobacterial infections: tuberculosis ; Mycobacterial infections: leprosy and environmental mycobacteria ; Epidemiology of nephrolithiasis ; Approach to the patient with kidney stones ; Calcium stones ; Uric acid stones ; Cystine stones ; Medical management of nephrocalcinosis and nephrolithiasis ; The structure and function of renal blood vessels ; Regulation of vasomotor tone in the afferent and efferent arterioles ; Tubuloglomerular feedback and autoregulation of renal blood flow and glomerular filtration rate ; The kidney and control of blood pressure ; The effect of hypertension on renal vasculature and structure ; Ischaemic nephropathy ; Renal artery stenosis: clinical features and diagnosis ; Renal artery stenosis: diagnosis ; Renal artery stenosis: management and outcome ; Malignant hypertension ; Resistant hypertension ; The hypertensive child ; Definitions, classification, epidemiology, and risk factors of acute kidney injury ; Pathophysiology of acute kidney injury ; Clinical approach to the patient with acute kidney injury: diagnosis and differential diagnosis ; The role of novel biomarkers in acute kidney injury ; Prevention of acute kidney injury: overview ; Prevention of acute kidney injury: non-pharmacological strategies ; Prevention of acute kidney injury: pharmacological strategies ; Prevention of acute kidney injury: drug- and nephrotoxin-induced acute kidney injury ; Non-dialytic management of the patient with acute kidney injury ; Fluid overload ; Electrolyte and acid-base disorders ; Coagulation disturbances ; Renal replacement therapy in the patient with acute kidney injury: overview ; Intermittent acute renal replacement therapy ; Continuous renal replacement therapy ; Peritoneal dialysis in acute kidney injury ; Scoring systems in acute kidney injury patients ; Short and long-term overall outcome and renal prognosis of AKI ; Overall and renal prognosis of AKI ; Acute kidney injury in children ; Acute kidney injury in the elderly ; Acute kidney injury in the tropics ; Acute kidney injury and hantavirus disease ; Community-acquired pneumonia and acute kidney injury ; Acute kidney injury in severe sepsis ; Cardiovascular surgery and acute kidney injury ; Contrast-induced acute kidney injury ; Renal failure in cirrhosis: pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment ; Acute kidney injury in heart failure ; Acute kidney injury in pulmonary diseases ; Acute kidney injury in pregnancy ; Acute kidney injury in the cancer patient ; Acute kidney injury in polytrauma and rhabdomyolysis ; Uraemic toxins: overview ; Haemodialysis: overview ; Haemodialysis: vascular access ; Haemodialysis: principles ; Haemodialysis: prescription and assessment of adequacy ; Hemodialysis: acute complications ; Haemofiltration and haemodiafiltration ; Dialysis withdrawal and palliative care ; Frequent haemodialysis ; Peritoneal dialysis: overview ; Peritoneal dialysis: principles and peritoneal physiology ; Peritoneal dialysis: adequacy and prescription management ; Peritoneal dialysis: non-infectious complications ; Overview of dialysis patient management and future directions ; Cardiovascular complications in end-stage renal disease patients: pathophysiological aspects ; Bacterial and fungal infections in patients on haemodialysis ; Bacterial and fungal infections in patients on peritoneal dialysis ; Virus infections in patients on dialysis ; Cognitive function, depression, and psychosocial adaptation ; Volume assessment and management in dialysis ; The evolution of kidney transplantation ; Pre-transplant assessment of the recipient ; Organ donation ; Donor and recipient kidney transplantation surgery ; Immunology, sensitization, and histocompatibility ; Immediate post-transplant care and surgical complications ; Immunosuppression, drugs, and protocols ; Renal transplant imaging ; Rejection ; Infection: prophylaxis, diagnosis, and management ;