3rd Edition

Clinical Pediatric Nephrology

    1112 Pages
    by CRC Press

    1109 Pages 394 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    1109 Pages 394 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

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    The third edition of a bestseller, this book provides insight from a wide array of international contributors in the field of pediatric nephrology. Copiously illustrated with photomicrographs and clinical diagrams, the third edition reflects current advances in the field.

    Each chapter contains a set of questions, directed at helping fellows succeed at the American Pediatric Nephrology Board examination. New information for this edition includes changes in treatment options for hyponatremia, and updates on hyperparathyroidism and transplantation. Text boxes highlight important "take home points" throughout the chapters.

    Clinical Pediatric Nephrology, Third Edition will be a valuable reference for clinicians in nephrology, pediatrics and urology, and any professional involved in the care of children with renal diseases seeking a reliable contemporary text.

    KIDNEY ANATOMY AND DEVELOPMENT. Renal Anatomy and Embryology. Renal Development and Disorders of Renal Development. DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION OF KIDNEY DISEASES. Urinalysis. Clinical evaluation of renal function. Renal Function in Neonates. Radiology of urinary tract. Radionuclide Imaging. Renal biopsy. Hematuria and Proteinuria. DISORDERS OF HOMEOSTASIS. Glomerular Function and Pdocyte Physiology. Sodium Homeostasis. Potassium Homeostasis. Calcium, phosphorus and magnesium homeostasis. Acid Base Homeostasis. Water Homeostasis. GLOMERULAR and TUBULAR DISEASES. Nephrotic Syndrome. The Podocytopathies. Nephrotic Syndrome in the First Year of Life. Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis. Membranous glomerulonephritis. Acute glomerulonephritis. Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis include vasculitis. IgA nephropathy and HSP. Thrombotic Microangopathies. Tubulo-interstitial nephritis. KIDNEY IN SYSTEMIC DISEASES. Systemic Lupus erythematosus. Sickle Cell disease. Diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Kidney Disease Associated With Viral Infections. KIDNEY FAILURE. Acute Kidney Injury. Chronic kidney disease. Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease. Bone Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease. Nutrition in Chronic Kidney Disease. RENAL REPLACEMENT THERAPIES. Continuous renal replacement therapy. Hemodialysis. Peritoneal dialysis. Renal transplantation. Hypertension in Children and Adolescents. Management of Hypertension and Hypertensive emergencies. INHERITED RENAL DISORDERS. Tubulopathies. Renal Tubular Acidosis. Cystic Renal Diseases, Medullary cystic disease, Medullary sponge kidney. Nephronophthisis. Alport syndrome. Renal Disease in Syndromic Disorders. UROLOGIC DISORDERS. Hydronephrosis and Obstructive uropathies. Vesicoureteric reflux. Urinary tract infections. Renal tumors. Renal stones in children. Voiding dysfunctions. Research tools in clinical pediatric nephrology.


    Kanwal Kher, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA

    H. William Schnaper, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

    Larry A. Greenbaum, Childre's Healthcare of Atlanta; Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA